Mao's Last Dancer (2010)

Mao's Last Dancer
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 57mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Foreign, Biopic
Keywords dance, epic, memoir
Status Released
US Release Date
  • Fascinating fact
    By: Source August 20, 2010 11:15am GMT+0000

    Former U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH is to host a screening of new movie MAO'S LAST DANCER in Maine. The former American leader and his wife Barbara make a cameo appearance in the film via a news footage clip.

  • Kidman and Jackman snubbed at AFI Awards
    By: Source October 29, 2009 9:00am GMT+0000

    Baz Luhrmann's epic Australia has been nominated for six Australian Film Institute awards - but stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman have been passed over for the country's most prestigious ceremony.

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Chi Cao Actor Li Cunxin (Adult) 1 1000001
Chengwu Guo Actor Teenage Li 1 1000002
Joan Chen Actor Niang 1 1000003
Wang Shuangbao Actor Dia 1 1000004
Bruce Greenwood Actor Ben Stevenson 1 1000005
Amanda Schull Actor Elizabeth 1 1000006
Kyle MacLachlan Actor Charles Foster 1 1000007
Jack Thompson Actor Judge Woodrow Seals 1 1000008
Camilla Vergotis Actor Mary McKendry 1 1000009
Madeleine Eastoe Actor Lori 1 1000010
Aden Young Actor Dilworth 1 1000011
Steven Heathcote Actor Bobby Cordner 1 1000012
Huang Wen Bin Actor Li Cunxin (Child) 1 1000013
Christopher Kirby Actor n/a 1 1000014
Penne Hackforth-Jones Actor Cynthia 1 1000015
Bruce Beresford Director n/a 2 2000001
Jane Scott Producer n/a 3 3000001
Geng Ling Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Jan Sardi Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000001
Li Cunxin Source Material (from memoir: "Mao's Last Dancer") 120786 4000002
Anna McDonnell Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000001
Peter James Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Simon Harding Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Simon Harding Steadicam Operator n/a 232 6000003
Matthew Windon Assistant Camera Assistant Camera 'A' Camera 233 6000004
Mark Warner Editor n/a 172 7000001
Christopher Gordon Original Music n/a 120838 8000001
Herbert Pinter Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Bernardo Trujillo Art Director n/a 183 9000002
Sharon Howard-Field Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Anna Borghesi Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Viv Mepham Makeup Artist (Key) 120801 13000002
Christine Spiller Makeup Artist n/a 120801 13000003
David Lee Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000001
David Nichols Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
David Nichols Dolly Grip n/a 264 15000002
Graeme Murphy Choreographer n/a 120803 17000001
Janet Vernon Choreographer n/a 120803 17000002
Anna-Marie Pitman Production Secretary n/a 367 25000001
The rags-to-riches story of Chinese ballet dancer Li Cunxin who, at age 11, was chosen to train at Madam Mao's Beijing Dance Academy and later went on to become one of the world's greatest dancers.