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The Invisible Circus -- A teenage girl travels to Paris in the 1970s trying to find out about her sister's suicide, and falls in love with her dead sister's boyfriend.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Jennifer Egan (novel)
Adam Brooks (screenplay)
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Release Date:
23 February 2001 (Spain) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A story of friendship, freedom and fate that could only happen in the Sixties See more »
Plot:
A teenage girl travels to Paris in the 1970s trying to find out about her sister's suicide, and falls in love with her dead sister's boyfriend. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
The invisible circus: The visible flaws See more (49 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Cameron Diaz ... Faith

Jordana Brewster ... Phoebe

Christopher Eccleston ... Wolf

Blythe Danner ... Gail

Camilla Belle ... Phoebe, Age 10-12

Patrick Bergin ... Gene
Isabelle Pasco ... Claire

Moritz Bleibtreu ... Eric
Philipp Weissert ... Safehouse Leader
Nikola Obermann ... Hannah
Robert Getter ... American Statesman
Ricky Koole ... Nikki
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stéphanie Lanier ... (uncredited)

Edward Olive ... Chef (uncredited)
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Directed by
Adam Brooks 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jennifer Egan (novel)

Adam Brooks (screenplay)

Produced by
Arianna C. Bocco .... executive producer
Julia Chasman .... producer
António da Cunha Telles .... producer: Portugal
Tim Van Rellim .... executive producer
Nick Wechsler .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nick Laird-Clowes 
 
Cinematography by
Henry Braham 
 
Film Editing by
Elizabeth Kling 
 
Casting by
Laura Rosenthal 
 
Production Design by
Robin Standefer 
 
Art Direction by
Stephen Alesch 
 
Set Decoration by
Philippe Turlure 
 
Costume Design by
Fabienne Katany 
Donna Zakowska 
 
Makeup Department
Jean-Pierre Eychenne .... key makeup artist
Christian Gruau .... key hair stylist
Olivia Lequimener .... hair stylist
Marie-France Vassel .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Alain Agostini .... unit manager
Hernani Borges .... production manager
Joseph Boyle .... production supervisor: San Francisco
Laurent Chiomento .... assistant unit manager
Pierre-Olivier Daudens .... assistant unit manager
Cila do Carmo .... production manager
Jean-Pascal Gautier .... unit manager
Arnaud Gironcourt .... unit manager
Ned Kopp .... production manager: San Francisco
Ginette Mejinsky .... production manager
Victoria Westhead .... assistant production manager: San Francisco
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Francisco Antunez .... third assistant director: Portugal
Jorge Ferreira da Costa .... first assistant director: Portugal
Nuno Dray .... second assistant director: Portugal
Coralie Fargeat .... second assistant director
Sharon Gerhard .... second second assistant director: San Francisco
Ned Kopp .... first assistant director: San Francisco
Douglas Law .... first assistant director
Alexia Lecerf .... assistant director: second unit
Etienne Levallois .... assistant director
Robert J. Mooney .... second assistant director: San Francisco
Keith Roberts .... second assistant director
Tim Van Rellim .... second unit director: France/Portugal
 
Art Department
Fabienne Couvreur .... painter
Jean-Michel Ducourty .... first assistant art director
Eckart Friz .... assistant prop buyer: Germany
Géraldine Hervé .... assistant production designer
José Matos .... construction coordinator
Tom Richardson .... lead scenic artist: San Francisco
Mark Warren .... property master
Joey Weber .... prop buyer: Germany
 
Sound Department
Peter Bettendorff .... sound recordist: San Francisco
David Boyll .... boom operator: San Francisco
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist
Lewis Goldstein .... sound effects editor
George A. Lara .... foley mixer
Skip Lievsay .... supervising sound editor
Debora Lilavois .... assistant adr editor
Cate Montana .... assistant sound editor
Jean-Paul Mugel .... sound
Igor Nikolic .... assistant sound editor
Yves-Marie Omnes .... boom operator
Bill Orrico .... apprentice sound editor
Glenfield Payne .... sound effects editor
Jennifer Ralston .... foley supervisor
Philip Stockton .... sound editor
Pierre Tucat .... boom operator
Jay Peck .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Grégoire Delage .... special effects
Georges Demétrau .... special effects coordinator
Alain Couty .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Philippe Guégan .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jérôme Baudouin .... electrician
Vincent Blasco .... key grip
Valérie Blier .... still photographer
Ruben Cardol .... lighting technician
Dino Corti .... electrician: San Francisco
Jean-Yves Le Poulain .... camera operator
Sergeï Lourié .... grip
Mikael Monod .... gaffer
Rita Palma .... video assistant: Portugal
François Perrault-Alix .... grip
Jean-Baptiste Perrin .... electrician
Thierry Ramanana .... grip
Etienne Saldés .... rigging grip
Honoré Soubrie .... grip: second unit
Jani Vournas .... key grip: San Francisco
 
Animation Department
Arnaud Putman .... background & props
 
Casting Department
Nina Henninger .... location casting
David H. Kramer .... adr voice casting
Tina Spangler .... casting assistant (as Tina M. Spangler)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sandrine Douat .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Julie Carr .... first assistant editor
Ricardo Olivero .... color timer
Chris Patterson .... assistant editor
Barry Malawski .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Andy Brown .... music contractor
Ben Coleman .... musician: electric violin
Matt Dunkley .... conductor
Matt Dunkley .... music arranger
Matt Dunkley .... orchestrator
Karen Elliott .... music coordinator
Dan Evans Farkas .... music editor
Sean Garnhart .... music re-recording mixer
The London Metropolitan Orchestra .... music performed by
Stephen McLaughlin .... music producer: Gohl/McLaughlin Productions
Stephen McLaughlin .... music score producer: Gohl/McLaughlin Productions
Anne Pope .... assistant music editor
Jonathan Rees .... orchestra leader
Maggie Rodford .... music coordinator
 
Transportation Department
Doug Dovichi .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Elissa Buchanan .... office production assistant: San Francisco
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Albert Coumans .... caterer
Brad Davis .... production accountant: San Francisco unit
Laetitia Dom .... production assistant
Ava Fang .... production assistant: San Francisco
Arnaud Gironcourt .... assistant location manager
Nuno Godinho .... production assistant
Frédéric Greene .... production accountant
Thomas M. Harrigan .... location scout: San Francisco
Naomi Harris .... assistant: Adam Brooks
Marc Jacobs .... production resources
Alex Matcham .... financial controller
Marie McFerran .... production coordinator
Tyler McGrath .... production assistant: San Francisco
Laurie Noll .... location manager: San Francisco
Claudia Schon Maier .... assistant: Julia Chasman and Nick Weschler (as Claudia Schön-Maier)
Jeff Sommerville .... production associate
Yesica Soto Pérez .... assistant: Tim Van Rellim (as Yesica Soto)
Claudine Strasser .... script supervisor
Scott Trimble .... office production assistant: San Francisco
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for sexuality, language and drug content
Runtime:
93 min
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Goofs:
Factual errors: In the beginning of the movie, Phoebe and her mother, Gail, are watching TV which is showing the opening credits to the show "The Rockford Files." The sound coming out of the TV is not the opening theme for "The Rockford Files."See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Return to Edge City (2005) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
On the Way HomeSee more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
The invisible circus: The visible flaws, 18 November 2007
Author: Chrysanthepop from Fraggle Rock

'Just watched this film last night. With a cast like Danner, Ecceleston and Diaz I'd expected something better. It is mainly the direction and lack of story development that stand out like a bruise. There are wonderful location shots of both America and Europe but what use is all this if the film itself is weak? With the story idea it could have been much more engaging. The whole love angle between Brewster and Ecceleston's character was irrelevant. The two actors hardly have any chemistry. The scene where Brewster hallucinates her sister behind the door just create unnecessary deviation. Alright, her character sniffed some coke but how did that fit in with the rest?

Talking of performances, Cameron Diaz stands out. One wonders why she doesn't concentrate more on such roles rather than starring in non-funny toilet-humoured comedies. The actress proves that she can take on a serious role and is wonderful. Her scenes are worth watching and she's the only character we can sympathize with. Ecceleston, though a very good actor, his role seems to lack something. However, he and Diaz do share a good chemistry. Brewster isn't convincing at all. Blythe Danner does well in a small role. So what do we get from this film? Nice shots of Portugal, Holland, France etc, a great performance by Diaz and...that's it.

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