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The Great Mystical Circus

The Great Mystical Circus

A Feature film by Carlos Diegues

Release in France : 22/08/2018


    The movie tells the story of 5 generations of the same family-owned circus. From the inauguration of The Great Mystical Circus in 1910 up to present day, viewers will accompany, with the help of Celaví, the master of ceremonies, the adventures and loves of the Kieps family, from their prime  through to their decadency, up until the surprise ending. A film in which reality and fantasy come together in a mystical universe.

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    Actors (14)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Co-production :

    Milonga Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Latido films

    News agency (France) :

    Dark Star

    Foreign production companies :

    Fado Filmes, Globo Filmes

    French distribution :

    Bodega Films

    International releases (2)

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    Full credits (11)

    Author of original work :

    Jorge De Lima

    Foreign producers :

    Renata De Almeida, Luis Galvao Teles

    Sound recordist :

    Simone Petrillo

    Editors :

    Mair Tavares, David Garcia

    Music Composers :

    Chico Buarque, Edu Lobo

    Artistic Director :

    Artur Pinheiro

    Screenwriters :

    Carlos Diegues, Georges Moura

    Director of Photography :

    Gustavo Habda

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Jean-François Gaye, Laurette Monconduit

    Production Designer :

    Artur Pinheiro

    Costume designer :

    Kika Lopes

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    Brazil, France, Portugal

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    Minority French (Brazil, France, Portugal)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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