Desert Dancer



Inspirational true story of Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life for his dream to become a dancer despite a nationwide dancing ban.

  1. Richard Raymond


  2. Jon Croker


Top Billed Cast

  1. Freida Pinto

    Freida Pinto


  2. Reece Ritchie

    Reece Ritchie

    Afshin Ghaffarian

  3. Tom Cullen

    Tom Cullen


  4. Nazanin Boniadi

    Nazanin Boniadi

    Parisa Ghaffarian

  5. Marama Corlett

    Marama Corlett


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Desert Dancer
Desert Dancer


Status Released

Release Information

  • March 20, 2015


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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