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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (119 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2009.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bruce Greenwood, Chi Cao, Adam Young, Christopher Kirby
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films in 2009.
Summary, etc.:
An award-winning Australian 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.. Winner of Best Foreign Film at the S©Đo Paulo International Film Festival.. "Lovely and astounding, Mao's Last Dancer is a modern epic of art and ambition triumphing oppression." - Tom Long, Detroit News. "Mao's Last Dancer is a masterpiece." - Rex Reed, New York Observer
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English,Chinese,Mandarin
Subject: Motion pictures.
Genre: Independent Film.
Feature films.

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