The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

An honest man caught in a world of intrigue, power and passion.

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A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

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  • Javier Bardem

    as Agustín Rejas
  • Juan Diego Botto

    as Sucre
  • Laura Morante

    as Yolanda
  • Elvira Mínguez

    as Llosa
  • Alexandra Lencastre

    as Sylvina Rejas
  • Oliver Cotton

    as Merino
  • Luís Miguel Cintra

    as Calderón
  • Javier Manrique

    as Clorindo
  • Abel Folk

    as Ezequiel / Durán
  • Xabier Elorriaga

    as Pascual
  • Natalia Dicenta

    as Marina
  • John Malkovich

    as Abimael Guzman (uncredited)
Sound Alberto Iglesias Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Bina Daigeler Costume Design
Camera José Luis Alcaine Director of Photography
Art Pierre-François Limbosch Production Design
Directing John Malkovich Director
Production John Malkovich Producer
Production Andrés Vicente Gómez Producer
Production Lianne Halfon Executive Producer
Production Russell Smith Executive Producer
Writing Nicholas Shakespeare Screenplay
Writing Nicholas Shakespeare Novel
Editing Mario Battistel Editor
Art Laura Musso Set Decoration
Sound Antonio Bloch Production Sound Mixer