This true story is plenty inspiring - a young Chinese boy is plucked from poverty as part of Mao's revolution, groomed to be a dancer, sent to the U.S. through an exchange program then causes an international stir when he refuses to return to his homeland. But it's hampered by a stiff lead actor and a love story straight from a bad TV movie.

This true story is plenty inspiring - a young Chinese boy is plucked from poverty as part of Mao's revolution, groomed to be a dancer, sent to the U.S. through an exchange program then causes an international stir when he refuses to return to his homeland. But it's hampered by a stiff lead actor and a love story straight from a bad TV movie.