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The Dancer Upstairs

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Javier Bardem, Laura Morante, ...
The Dancer Upstairs: : Paola Ardizzoni

The Dancer Upstairs

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
135 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/02/03
performer:
Javier Bardem, John Malkovich, Laura Morante, Wolframio Benavides, Juan Diego Botto, Elvira Minguez
director:
John Malkovich
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
Nicholas Shakespeare
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

John Malkovich’s directorial debut stars ”Before Night Falls”’ Javier Bardem as a Latin American police officer pursuing a guerilla leader and battling corrupt superiors. He finds respite in a ballet teacher (Laura Morante) who isn’t quite what she seems.

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