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  • Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
  • PG
    117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
PG
117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

In Maoist China, a boy is taken from his family and trained to become a dancer, but everything he knows is challenged when he is chosen to attend a ballet summer school in Houston, Texas.
Director
Writers
Jan Sardi (screenplay) | Cunxin Li (autobiography)
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Cinematographer
Editor
Production Designer
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Oct 1, 2010 (United States)

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152 cast members
Name Known for
Chi Cao
Li - as an adult Li - as an adult   See fewer
Bruce Greenwood
Ben Stevenson Ben Stevenson   See fewer
Penne Hackforth-Jones
Cynthia Dodds Cynthia Dodds   See fewer
Christopher Kirby
Mason (as Chris Kirby) Mason (as Chris Kirby)   See fewer
Suzie Steen
Betty Lou Betty Lou   See fewer
Aden Young
Dilworth Dilworth   See fewer
Wen Bin Huang
Li - as a child Li - as a child   See fewer
Shu Guang Liang
Jing Tring - 8 yrs Jing Tring - 8 yrs   See fewer
Ye Wang
Cunfar - 14 yrs Cunfar - 14 yrs   See fewer
Neng Neng Zhang
Gong Mei Gong Mei   See fewer
Wan Shi Xu
Shen Yu Shen Yu   See fewer
Shao Wei Yi
Yang Ping Yang Ping   See fewer
Hui Cong Zhan
Teacher Song Teacher Song   See fewer
Ji Feng Sun
Headmaster Headmaster   See fewer
Zhi Xue Chai
Official Guan Official Guan   See fewer
Chang Suo Zhang
Official Chan Feng Official Chan Feng   See fewer
Jie Cheng
Official Yu Official Yu   See fewer
Joan Chen
Niang Niang   See fewer
Shuangbao Wang
Dia (as Shuang Bao Wang) Dia (as Shuang Bao Wang)   See fewer
Zheng Nong Yang
Cunyuan - 21 yrs Cunyuan - 21 yrs   See fewer
Yang Li
Cunmao - 19 yrs Cunmao - 19 yrs   See fewer
Wen Bin Zhang
Cunsang - 17 yrs Cunsang - 17 yrs   See fewer
Ferdinand Hoang
Consul Zhang Consul Zhang   See fewer
Tian Xia
Door Soldier Door Soldier   See fewer
Yue Hu
Long Face Boy Long Face Boy   See fewer
Jia Hui Zhang
Clumsy Somersault Boy Clumsy Somersault Boy   See fewer
Hang Yu
Boy Candidate Boy Candidate   See fewer
Bao Li
Advisor Xu Advisor Xu   See fewer
Hao Tian Xue
Shing Hua - 11 yrs Shing Hua - 11 yrs   See fewer
Hui Min Tian
Chung Jun Town Leader Chung Jun Town Leader   See fewer
Yu Qi Zhang
Chan Lan District Chief Chan Lan District Chief   See fewer
Hong Tao Wang
Cuncia Cuncia   See fewer
Ping Chen
Miss So Miss So   See fewer
Peng Cao
Mr. Hung Mr. Hung   See fewer
Su Zhang
Teacher Chan Teacher Chan   See fewer
Ming Yue Ma
Lau - 11 yrs Lau - 11 yrs   See fewer
Jian Wang
Su - 11 yrs Su - 11 yrs   See fewer
Chang He
Tong - 11 yrs Tong - 11 yrs   See fewer
Jun Ming Tian
Lujun - 12 yrs Lujun - 12 yrs   See fewer
Xiguo Wu
Director Wang Director Wang   See fewer
Gang Jiao
Teacher Gao Teacher Gao   See fewer
Chengwu Guo
Li - as a teenager Li - as a teenager   See fewer
Jun Ping Zhu
Mistress Chiu Ho Mistress Chiu Ho   See fewer
Meng Ni Yang
Shing Hua - 15 yrs Shing Hua - 15 yrs   See fewer
Zu Quan Kou
Lau - 15 yrs Lau - 15 yrs   See fewer
Cheng Yue Zhu
Su - 15 yrs Su - 15 yrs   See fewer
Long Dai
Tong - 15 yrs Tong - 15 yrs   See fewer
Hong Jian Li
Lujun - 16 yrs Lujun - 16 yrs   See fewer
Xiuqing Yue
Madame Official (as Xiu Qing Yue) Madame Official (as Xiu Qing Yue)   See fewer
Jun Long Kang
Madame's Companion Madame's Companion   See fewer
Meng Wang
Bow Shooter Bow Shooter   See fewer
Feng Qi Ma
Cobbler Cobbler   See fewer
Ya Xuan Xu
Shing Hua - 19 yrs Shing Hua - 19 yrs   See fewer
Jia Yong Sun
Lau - 19 yrs Lau - 19 yrs   See fewer
Ke Zhu
Su - 19 yrs Su - 19 yrs   See fewer
Lu Ning Chen
Tong - 19 yrs Tong - 19 yrs   See fewer
Hong Tao Lin
Lujun - 20 yrs Lujun - 20 yrs   See fewer
Fan Wang
Chinese Translator Chinese Translator   See fewer
Xiao Dong Tian
Cunfar - 21 yrs Cunfar - 21 yrs   See fewer
Huai Ping Yang
Jing Tring - 15 yrs Jing Tring - 15 yrs   See fewer
Amanda Schull
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
Monica Curran
Mrs. Tan Mrs. Tan   See fewer
Lucy Egger
MC / Orlofski MC / Orlofski   See fewer
Alice Parkinson
Assistant Stage Manager Assistant Stage Manager   See fewer
Paul Stanhope
Swan Lake Conductor Swan Lake Conductor   See fewer
Kyle MacLachlan
Charles Foster Charles Foster   See fewer
Deni Hines
Anita Jones Anita Jones   See fewer
Peter Steele
Press Photographer Press Photographer   See fewer
Michael Moore
Maítre D' Maítre D'   See fewer
Jon-Claire Lee
Vice Consul Lan Vice Consul Lan   See fewer
Min Lu
Security Guard #1 Security Guard #1   See fewer
Robin Choi
Security Guard #2 (as Rob Choi) Security Guard #2 (as Rob Choi)   See fewer
Ron Lee
Security Guard #3 Security Guard #3   See fewer
Cory Vi
Security Guard #4 Security Guard #4   See fewer
Cheuk-Fai Chan
Security Guard #5 Security Guard #5   See fewer
Sean Huling Chen
Security Guard #6 Security Guard #6   See fewer
Quan Tran
Consul Duty Officer Consul Duty Officer   See fewer
Jack Thompson
Judge Woodrow Seals Judge Woodrow Seals   See fewer
Gibson Nolte
China Desk Officer China Desk Officer   See fewer
Ted Maynard
Newsreader Newsreader   See fewer
Nick McKay
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
Nicholas Hammond
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
Chad H. Loxsom
FBI Man FBI Man   See fewer
Leslie Bell
TV Presenter TV Presenter   See fewer
Ian Meadows
WTC Backstage Manager WTC Backstage Manager   See fewer
George Ellis
Houston Ballet Conductor Houston Ballet Conductor   See fewer
John Thwaites
Senator Senator   See fewer
Jane Harders
Senator's Wife Senator's Wife   See fewer
Leanne Atkins
Reception Guest Reception Guest   See fewer
Dan Yang Cong
The Boy Who Asks The Boy Who Asks   See fewer
Kismet Bourne
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Gina Brescianini
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Juliet Burnett
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Jacinta Christos
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Eloise Fryer
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Amy Harris
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Natalie Hill
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Halaina Hills
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Miwako Kubota
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Natasha Kusen
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Melissa Lenehan
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Brooke Lockett
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Heidi Martin
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Frances Murphy
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Gabriella Raetz
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Sharni Spencer
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Dana Stephensen
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Leanne Stojmenov
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Laura Tong
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Alice Topp
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Stephanie Williams
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Vivienne Wong
Member, The Australian Ballet Member, The Australian Ballet   See fewer
Adam Blanch
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Kevin Chen
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Chylie Cooper
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Emmee Dillon
Member, Sydney Dance Company (as Emee Dillon) Member, Sydney Dance Company (as Emee Dillon)   See fewer
Connor Dowling
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Annabel Knight
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Johanna Lee
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Teagan Lowe
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Reed Luplau
Member, Sydney Dance Company (as Reed Laplau) Member, Sydney Dance Company (as Reed Laplau)   See fewer
Veronica Mahon
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Shaun Parker
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Jan Pinkerton
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Matthew Trent
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Simon Turner
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Kalman Warhaft
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Jason Wilcock
Member, Sydney Dance Company Member, Sydney Dance Company   See fewer
Sam Czura
Bobby's Wife Bobby's Wife   See fewer
Debra Freeman
Opera Patron Opera Patron   See fewer
David Hov
Houston Ballet Cellist Houston Ballet Cellist   See fewer
Brennan Muhoberac
Ballet Patron Ballet Patron   See fewer
Robert Roworth
Opera Singer Opera Singer   See fewer
Sam Anderson
Stage Manager (uncredited) Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
Mikhail Baryshnikov
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Barbara Bush
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
George Bush
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jay Finocchiaro
Theatre Audience Member (uncredited) Theatre Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Andrew Fritz
Bar Worker (uncredited) Bar Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Laurence Fuller
Aspiring Dancer (uncredited) Aspiring Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Graham Gall
Audience Member (uncredited) Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Hall
Office Worker (uncredited) Office Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Brenda Kuciemba
Concert Patron (uncredited) Concert Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Zedong Mao
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Suzi-Ann Ryan
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Kay Salem
Galleria Shopper (uncredited) Galleria Shopper (uncredited)   See fewer
Chloe Traicos
Frizzy Head Girl (uncredited) Frizzy Head Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Cleave Williams
Texas Security (uncredited) Texas Security (uncredited)   See fewer
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