Chinese Movie Nights – Ballet in the Flames of War

A cross-border romance between a Chinese enthusiast ballet dancer and a Russian soldier during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Ballet in the Flames of War  (2015)
24/04/2017 in Chinese version with English subtitles 

Duration : 100 min
Category : Drama, War
Director: DONG Yachun & Nikita Mikhalkov
Starring : CAO Shuci, Egor Koreshkov, YAN Du, JIN Chen

At the border between China and the Soviet Union, in a village under Japanese occupation, a young girl dreams of becoming a ballet dancer. Deciding to save the life of a Russian scout — whose mission was to investigate the Japanese army’s secret weapon — will seal her fate and her family’s.


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