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Title Mao's last dancer
Published [Pyrmont, N.S.W.] : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  791.4372 Ber/Mld  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 113 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
3/4 in
Summary Drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet
Notes "R-110478-9"
Based on the autobiography "Mao's last dancer" by Li Cunxin
Includes bonus features: Behind the scenes - the making of ; photo gallery ; deleted scenes, theatrical trailer
Credits Directed by Bruce Beresford ; Produced by Jane Scott
Cast Chi Cao, Joan Chen, Kyle MacLachlan, Bruce Greenwood
Notes Rated: PG
Region 4 ; PAL
DVD. Region unspecified
In English and Mandarin with English subtitles. English captions and audio description (feature only)
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Li, Cunxin, 1961- -- Drama.
Ballet dancers -- China -- Biography.
Defectors -- China -- Biography.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Author Cao, Chi
Chen, Joan, 1961-
MacLachlan, Kyle, 1959-
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956-
Beresford, Bruce.
Roadshow Entertainment (Firm)
Other Titles Maos last dancer
OTHER TI Mao's last dancer (Motion picture)