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Yuli (2018)

6 01/17/2019 (DE) Drama 1h 55m

Overview

Yuli is the nickname given to Carlos Acosta by his father, Pedro, who considers him the son of Ogun, an African god and a fighter. As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. His father, however, has other ideas, and knowing that his son has a natural talent for dance, sends him to the National Ballet School of Cuba. Despite his repeated escapes and initial poor behaviour, the boy is inevitably drawn to the world of dance, and begins to shape his legendary career from a young age, becoming the first black dancer to be cast in some of the most prestigious ballet roles, originally written for white dancers, in companies such as the Houston Ballet or the Royal Ballet in London.

  1. Icíar Bollaín

    Director

  2. Paul Laverty

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Santiago Alfonso

    Santiago Alfonso

    Pedro

  2. Carlos Acosta

    Carlos Acosta

    Carlos Acosta (Actual)

  3. Keyvin Martínez

    Keyvin Martínez

    Carlos Acosta (Joven)

  4. Edison Manuel Olbera

    Edison Manuel Olbera

    Carlos Acosta (1983)

  5. Laura De la Uz

    Maestra Chery

  6. Yerlín Pérez López

    María

  7. Carlos Enrique Almirante

    Carlos Enrique Almirante

    Enrique

  8. Andrea Doimeadios

    Berta

  9. Alexandra Prokhorova

    Alexandra Prokhorova

    Amiga Inglesa

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Yuli
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Status Released

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

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