|2009||117 Min||Drama . Romance . Biography . Music|
At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet.
|Actors:||Chi Cao , Chengwu Guo , Wen Bin Huang , Joan Chen , Bruce Greenwood , Amanda Schull , Kyle MacLachlan , Jack Thompson , Camilla Vergotis , Madeleine Eastoe , Penne Hackforth-Jones , Christopher Kirby|