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Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (2000)

G  |   |  Short, Drama, Family  |  5 May 2000 (Canada)
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A child is born. We see underwater swimmers representing this. He is young, in a jungle setting, with two fanciful "instincts" guiding him as swooping bird-like acrobats initially menace, ... See full summary »

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Narrator (voice)
Nicky Dewhurst ...
Young Man
Brian Dewhurst ...
Old Man
Anait Karagyezyan ...
Vagabond Girl
Chris Van Wagenen ...
Youth
Kenny Raskin ...
Man
Cully Smoller ...
Infant / Child
Mikhail Matorin ...
Cube Act
Yves Decoste ...
Statue Act
Marie-Laure Mesnage ...
Statue Act
Jennifer Clément ...
Character Statue Act (Mephisto Stilt Demon)
Konstantine Besschetnyj ...
Yelena Kolesnikova ...
Aleksandr Leontiev ...
Oleg Ouchakov ...
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A child is born. We see underwater swimmers representing this. He is young, in a jungle setting, with two fanciful "instincts" guiding him as swooping bird-like acrobats initially menace, then delight. As an adolescent, he enters a desert, where a man spins a large cube of metal tubing. He leaves his instinct-guides behind, and enters a garden where two statues dance in a pond. As he watches their sensual acrobatics of love, he becomes a man. He is offered wealth (represented by a golden hat) by a devil figure. In a richly decorated room, a scruffy troupe of a dozen acrobats and a little girl reawaken the old man's youthful nature and love. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Cirque du Solei: A sors cirkusza  »

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$49,837 (USA) (5 May 2000)

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$15,186,747 (USA) (2 May 2003)
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A 100% Plot-Free Movie
26 February 2001 | by (Oklahoma City) – See all my reviews

Huh?

Overall, some very impressive acrobatics, but a sketchy, shaky plot line fails to hold it all together. My 3 year old liked it, but it would have been better if filmed and presented as, "Hey, look at us!"


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