The Great Mystical Circus

Directed by Carlos Diegues

Year: 2018
Running Time: 105
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: Brazil, Portugal, France
Language: Portuguese with English subtitles
Genres: Drama
Subjects: Performing Arts
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The Great Mystical Circus

Cast
Vincent Cassel
Jesuita Barbosa
Mariana Ximenes
Antonio Fagundes

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Directed by Carlos Diegues


Reality and fantasy collide in the story of a family-owned circus spanning five generations of decadence, love and loss, as told by Cinema Novo master Carlos Diegues (Bye Bye BrazilQuilombo). Starring Vincent Cassel, based on a poem by Jorge de Lima, and with a score by Chico Buarque. 

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“One of the Cinema Novo’s founding fathers and perhaps its most interesting exponent.” 



Awards

  • World Premiere – Cannes Film Festival (Out of Competition)

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