Desert Dancer

Desert Dancer Release Date: April 10, 2015

In the movie Desert Dancer Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amidst his home country of Iran’s politically volatile climate and the nation’s ban on dancing.

A film based on an incredible true story, Desert Dancer is a classic hero story about brave young people risking their lives to rebel against their government and fight for their dreams.

Set in Iran, where it is currently forbidden to dance, the story follows Afshin Ghaffarian and his friends who despite the dangers form an underground dance company where, via hacking into YouTube, they learn from the very best – Michael Jackson, Pina Bausch, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev.

Reveling in the freedom of expression that dance gives them, they set upon putting on a performance deep in the desert, away from the watchful eyes of the military police.

Desert Dancer Trailer

Starring: Nazanin Boniadi,Freida Pinto,Tom Cullen,Reece Ritchie,Marama Corlett,Simon Kassianides,Akin Gazi,Davood Ghadami,Makram Khoury,Mourad Zaoui,Tolga Safer,Neet Mohan,Bethan Hanks,Richard David-Caine,Gabriel Senior,Bamshad Abedi-Amin,Alex Claus,Daniel Bass,Sam Kordbacheh,Dana Haqjoo,Omid Gholami,Laura Bernardeschi,Hannah Blamires,Chris Cowlin,Gioacchino Jim Cuffaro,Renee Daly,Nigel Genis,Celine Jedidi,Matthew David McCarthy,Morris Minelli
Genres: BiographyDrama
Directed By: Richard Raymond
Runtime: 98 minutes
Studio: Relativity Media
Total Box Office: 118.6 TH
MPAA Rating PG-13

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