The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs
  • 2002
  • USA
  • 2h 12min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Malkovich
  • Cast: Javier Bardem, Juan Diego Botto, Laura Morante
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • UK release: 6 December 2002

A local detective tracking a guerrilla leader in Latin America seeks solace in a beautiful dancer. As he begins to corner his victim, it seems that the dancer isn't as far removed from events as he initially believed.

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John Malkovich doesn't want to direct again

5 Mar 2018

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John Malkovich doesn't have the patience to direct another movie. The 64-year-old actor went behind the camera once and helmed the 2002 well-received 'The Dancer Upstairs' starring Javier Bardem, but admitted he doesn't have any desire to become a full…

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