YULI - The Carlos Acosta Story: Live Film Event
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Director: Iciar Bollain
Release Date: 03/04/2019
Feature Runtime: 3 hrs
Trailers: Approx. 20 mins
Featuring an introduction, screening and Q&A with director Iciar Bollain, writer Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake) and dancer/choreographer/actor Carlos Acosta (Don Quixote ROH Ballet and Our Kind of Traitor).
YULI had its World Premiere at the San Sebastian Film Festival, where it won the Best Screenplay Award. It has gone on to receive five nominations for the Spanish ‘Goya’ awards including Best New Actor for Carlos Acosta, Best Cinematography and Best Adapted Screenplay.Based on Carlos Acosta’s autobiography NO WAY HOME – A CUBAN DANCER’S STORY, it is his own story about growing up in Cuba, becoming a dancer, moving to London and his relationship with his father, his family and his country. The cast includes Carlos Acosta playing himself and introduces Edilson Manuel Olbera playing Carlos as a boy, Keyvin Martinez who plays Carlos as a young man and Santiago Alfonso as his father.