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Movie Review: 'The Dancer Upstairs'

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Movie Review: 'The Dancer Upstairs'

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Movie Review: 'The Dancer Upstairs'

Movie Review: 'The Dancer Upstairs'

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The Dancer Upstairs, a political thriller, features the directing debut of noted American actor John Malkovich. It's a character study of a detective who must negotiate political and personal issues while tracking a rebel leader in Latin America. NPR's Bob Mondello offers a review.