Yuli tells the story of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta (who plays himself), from his beginnings in a poor neighbourhood of Havana until becoming the star of one of the biggest ballet companies in the world.

Please note that this film is in Spanish, with Dutch subtitles.
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‘Yuli’ is the nickname given to Carlos Acosta by his father Pedro. From a young age, Yuli fled any kind of discipline and education; the streets of a run-down neighbourhood in Havana was where he learned most of his schooling. But Pedro knows his son has natural talent and forces him to attend Cuba’s National Dance School. Against his will and despite his initial discipline, Yuli ends up being captivated by the world of dance, and begins to forge his own legend, as one of the best dancers of his generation, often breaking taboos and becoming the first black artist to dance Romeo in the Royal Ballet in London.

Icíar Bollaín, Spain, 2018, 115 min. Spanish & English spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Carlos Acosta, Laura de la Uz, Santiago Alfonso, Keyvin Martínez, Edlison Manuel Olbera Núñez.
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