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  • Desert Dancer (2014)
  • PG-13
    104 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Desert Dancer (2014)
PG-13
104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amid his home country of Iran's politically volatile climate and the nation's ban on dancing.
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Director
Writers
Jon Croker (screenplay) | Afshin Ghaffarian (based on the life story of)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Release date
Apr 2, 2015 (United States)

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Cast

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45 cast members
Name Known for
Nazanin Boniadi
Parisa Ghaffarian Parisa Ghaffarian   See fewer
Freida Pinto
Elaheh Elaheh   See fewer
Tom Cullen
Ardavan Ardavan   See fewer
Reece Ritchie
Afshin Ghaffarian Afshin Ghaffarian   See fewer
Mourad Zaoui
The student The student   See fewer
Davood Ghadami
Basij Leader Basij Leader   See fewer
Neet Mohan
Javadi, Naser Javadi, Naser   See fewer
Akin Gazi
Farid Ghaffarian Farid Ghaffarian   See fewer
Tolga Safer
Stephano Stephano   See fewer
Richard David-Caine
Teymour / Trinculo Teymour / Trinculo   See fewer
Sam Shoubber
Theatre Audience Theatre Audience   See fewer
Dana Haqjoo
Passport Officer Passport Officer   See fewer
Alex Klaus
Minder 1 (as Alex Claus) Minder 1 (as Alex Claus)   See fewer
Hamza Kadri
Smocking Guy Smocking Guy   See fewer
Gabriel Senior
Young Afshin Ghaffarian Young Afshin Ghaffarian   See fewer
Chris Geden
Theatre Goer Theatre Goer   See fewer
Omid Gholami
Minder 2 Minder 2   See fewer
Sergei Lebedev
Silver Service Waiter Silver Service Waiter   See fewer
Joshan Ertan
Young Afshin (voice) Young Afshin (voice)   See fewer
Fi Duncan
Theatre audience Theatre audience   See fewer
Laura Bernardeschi
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Hannah Blamires
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Chris Cowlin
Airport Passenger (uncredited) Airport Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Gioacchino Jim Cuffaro
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Renee Daly
Theatre Audience (uncredited) Theatre Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Nigel Genis
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Celine Jedidi
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Matthew David McCarthy
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Morris Minelli
The Theatre Technician (uncredited) The Theatre Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
Jon L. Morris
Airport Passenger (uncredited) Airport Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Gina Morrish
Iranian Socialite (uncredited) Iranian Socialite (uncredited)   See fewer
Marios Nicolaides
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Gino Picciano
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Baz Salam
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Amanda Smith
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Neil Alexander Smith
Airport Passenger (uncredited) Airport Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Julie Vollono
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Sara Wilkins
University Student / Theatre Guest (uncredited) University Student / Theatre Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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