An honest man caught in a world of intrigue, power and passion. John Malkovich makes an explosive directional debut with this taut political thriller about an honest man caught in a tantalising web of intrigue, power and passion. Academy Award nominee Javier Bardem stars as lawyer-turned-policeman Agustin Rejas, who must catch the mysterious guerilla leader Ezequiel before his escalating reign of terror plunges the country into a bloody revolution. But will Rejas growing obsession with a sexy, beautiful dancer Laura Morante cloud his judgement as he closes in on his prey? Pulsing with action and suspense, The Dancer Upstairs is riveting.