Hong Kong Premiere of 'Mao's Last Dancer'
Mao's Last Dancer (2009, Australia)
Based on Chinese dancer Li Cunxin's best selling autobiography and directed by award-winning director Bruce Beresford, Mao's Last Dancer is the epic story of a young poverty stricken boy from China and his inspirational journey to international stardom as a world-class dancer.
Director Bruce Beresford is one of Australia's most celebrated film directors. He was nominated for Oscars in 1980 for the script of Breaker Marant, and in 1982 for directing Tender Mercies. His film Driving Miss Daisy (1989) was awarded four Oscars including Best Picture. Beresford's other film credits include Crimes of the Heart, Mister Johnson, Double Jeopardy, and Paradise Road.
Bruce Beresford will be making a special appearance at this Hong Kong premiere of Mao's Last Dancer with actress Camilla Vergotis.
Co-presented by Asia Society Hong Kong Center and HSBC Global Asset Management
Watch a trailer for Mao's Last Dancer