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Circus Angel (1965)

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A cat burglar joins the circus to escape the police, and allows the ringmaster to surgically implant him with wings. He continues his thefts during his off-hours, but gets involved in the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Philippe Avron ...
Mireille Nègre ...
L'écuyère
Henri Lambert ...
Le dompteur
Raoul Delfosse ...
Le directeur du cirque
Martine Sarcey ...
La femme sur la barque
Michel de Ré ...
L'homme sur la barque
Paule Noëlle ...
Marie-Noëlle de Montsouris
Michel Nastorg ...
M. de Montsouris
Raymonde Vattier ...
Mme de Montsouris
Jeanne Pérez ...
La Bretonne
Charles Moulin ...
Le Breton
Pierre Collet ...
Un truand
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacques Blot
Jean Coste
Jacques Dumur
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A cat burglar joins the circus to escape the police, and allows the ringmaster to surgically implant him with wings. He continues his thefts during his off-hours, but gets involved in the problems of people around him, while also romancing one of the other circus performers. Written by gmharris

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27 October 1965 (France)  »

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Lamorisse's final film.
8 August 2000 | by (The Beach) – See all my reviews

Odd, boring movie about a man with angel wing implants who performs in the circus and uses his gift of flight to rob homes. Writer-director Albert Lamorisse's sixth and final film was the one and only mis-fire among his classic and brilliant films that usually told quiet and simple stories.


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