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Exclusive clip for ‘Desert Dancer’: In cinemas April 22nd

4 April 2016 7:49 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Desert Dancer clip: Here’s an exclusive look at the upcoming film which arrives in cinemas on April 22nd.

To mark its release in cinemas from April 22nd, we have an exclusive Desert Dancer clip to share. The film is based on the incredible life story of Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked it all to fight for his dreams. Frieda Pinto, Reece Ritchie and Tom Cullen star in the film, which is directed by Richard Raymond.

Set in Iran, where it is forbidden to dance, Desert Dancer follows Afshin and his friends, who despite the dangers, form an underground dance company in a hidden basement. Through proxy servers the group hack the government firewalls into YouTube, where they learn from the very best – Michael Jackson, Pina Bausch, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev. Reveling in the freedom of expression that dance gives them, they set out to put on a performance deep in the desert, »

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