Yuli

  • 2018
  • Spain / Cuba / UK
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Icíar Bollaín
  • Cast: Carlos Acosta, Santiago Alfonso, Keyvin Martínez

Carlos (Olbera as a boy, Martinez as a young man) is growing up the outskirts of Havana and just wants to play football, but his father Pedro (Alfonso) is determined for his son to be a ballet dancer. The true rags-to-riches story of Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta mixes dramatic narrative with modern-day rehearsal footage, to make for a poignant and riveting story.

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Cinema City, Norwich (0.0 miles)

St Andrews Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4AD
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St Michael's Place, Bath, Avon, BA1 1SF
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Number 8 Community Arts Centre, Pershore (0.0 miles)

8 High Street, Pershore, England, WR10 1BG
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Stratford-Upon-Avon Picturehouse, Stratford-upon-Avon (0.0 miles)

Windsor Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6NL
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Reviews & features

Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story

11 Mar 20195 stars

Beautifully shot, poignant and fascinating biopic about one of the greatest dancers the world has ever known

'He was born to dance – he just doesn't know it yet.' So says Pedro Acosta, father of 10-year-old Carlos, as he tries to shoehorn his young son into ballet school. Carlos, however, would far rather play football, 'than be a faggot'. For those who…

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