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Mao's Last Dancer

OT: Mao's Last Dancer

Bruce Beresford // Australia, USA, People's Republic of China, 2009
Fiction Feature // FF2010



Dance superstar Chi Cao plays another dance superstar in the true tale of Mao’s Last Dancer. Chi, the principal dancer with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in England, is making his acting debut in Mao’s Last Dancer, a film based on the true story of his countryman, Li Cunxin, a dancer who defected from China during the era of Mao Zedong and landed – with graceful ease – at the Houston Ballet.


Bruce Beresford (*1940)is a decorated director who won four Oscarsfor his feature film Driving Miss Daisy in 1989.



Mao's Last Dancer

Fiction Feature

English, Mandarin

Agenda 10//FF2010

Australia, USA, People's Republic of China


117 min


Bruce Beresford

Jan Sardi (nach der Autobiographie von Li Cunxing)

Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Amanda Schull, Kyle MacLachlan

Jane Scott

Peter James

Mark Warner

Christopher Gordon

Herbert Pinter

capelight pictures Gerlach Selms GbR

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