Watch the trailer for YULI, the new film based on Carlos’s autobiography NO WAY HOME – A CUBAN DANCER’S STORY, his story of growing up in Cuba, becoming a dancer, moving to London and his relationship with his father, his family and his country.
YULI will be screening on April 3rd as part of a live film event from the Royal Opera House cinecast to UK and Irish cinemas, which will include a live Q&A with Carlos Acosta, Icíar Bollaín and Paul Laverty.
The film will be in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from April 12th.
Find out all screening details at https://acostafilm.com.
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.
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.