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Year: 2018
Original Title: Yuli
Length: 109 minutes
Genre: Drama, Biography, Music
Studios: Morena Films, Eurimages
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: April 12 2019

Ranking

Ranking: 61 out of 15,087 movies (up 33)

6,9

6.7 by 3 users

7.0 by Movie'n'co

Plot

With 'Yuli', the director Icíar Bollaín presents the story of Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, great legend of dance and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles originally written for whites. Bollaín, takes us on a temporary journey through the life of Acosta, artistically nicknamed Yuli, from his childhood in an impoverished Havana to adulthood, where after feeling captivated by the world of dance, begin to forge his own legend. The screenwriter Paul Laverty ('The Angels' Share'), returns to collaborate with the director Iciar Bollaín ('Even the Rain') in this film starring Carlos Acosta himself, who plays himself during adulthood, along with Laura de la Uz ('His Wedding Dress') and Andrea Doimeadiós ('Return to Ithaca').

Awards

Premios
Año
Nominaciones
Premios ganados
Goya AwardsGoya Awards
2019
5
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Feroz AwardsFeroz Awards
2019
1
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Director

Cast Yuli - The Carlos Acosta Story

Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta (Currently)

Santiago Alfonso

Santiago Alfonso

Pedro Acosta

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Trivia Yuli - The Carlos Acosta Story

It is the third collaboration between the director Icíar Bollaín and the screenwriter Paul Laverty after 'Even the Rain' and 'The Olive Tree'. 'Yuli' is starring Carlos Acosta himself, who plays himself during adulthood.

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