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The director Icíar Bollaín presents the story of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend on the dance world and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles. A dancer who did not want to dance.

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Icíar Bollaín

Writers:

Paul Laverty, Carlos Acosta (autobiography "No Way Home")
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Cast

Credited cast:
Carlos Acosta Carlos Acosta ... Carlos Acosta (actual)
Santiago Alfonso Santiago Alfonso ... Pedro Acosta
Keyvin Martínez Keyvin Martínez ... Carlos Acosta (joven)
Edlison Manuel Olbera Núñez Edlison Manuel Olbera Núñez ... Carlos Acosta (niño)
Laura De la Uz Laura De la Uz ... Maestra Chery
Yerlín Pérez Yerlín Pérez ... María
Mario Elias Mario Elias ... Mario (as Mario Segio Elías)
Andrea Doimeadiós Andrea Doimeadiós ... Berta (as Andrea Doimeadíos)
Cesar Domínguez Cesar Domínguez ... Opito (as César Domínguez)
Yailene Sierra Yailene Sierra ... Profesora 1
Héctor Noas Héctor Noas ... Guía
Carlos Enrique Almirante Carlos Enrique Almirante ... Enrique
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tamara Rojo Tamara Rojo ... Julieta (archive footage)
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The director Icíar Bollaín presents the story of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend on the dance world and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles. A dancer who did not want to dance.

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Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Spain | Cuba | UK | Germany

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (Spain) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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