Mao’s Last Dancer

Bruce Beresford (2009)

Last Featured: Jan. 14, 2015

Image Credits: Great Scott Productions Pty. Ltd.

Mao’s Last Dancer tells the true story of Li Cunxin, who was taken as a child from a farm in rural China to become a state-trained ballet dancer. The film exquisitely captures life during Mao Zedong’s “Cultural Revolution.”