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Yuli (2018)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Music | 14 December 2018 (Spain)
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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 (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 ... Profesora 1
Héctor Noas Héctor Noas ... Guía
Carlos Enrique Almirante Carlos Enrique Almirante ... Enrique
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betiza Bistmark Calderón Betiza Bistmark Calderón ... Marilín
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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Biography | Drama | Music

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Country:

Spain | Cuba | UK | Germany

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Yuli See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,072,447
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The indefectible love of a father for his son
26 July 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

A biopic as hard as beautiful of Carlos Acosta, a child raised by an old-school but loving father and then a well-known black dancer who first did not want to dance.

Many tender, heart-wrenching scenes, a beautiful photography including the alleys of Cuba, good actors: 6/7 of 10.


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