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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 »

Director:

Albert Lamorisse
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Cast

Credited cast:
Philippe Avron Philippe Avron ... Fifi
Mireille Nègre Mireille Nègre ... L'écuyère
Henri Lambert Henri Lambert ... Le dompteur
Raoul Delfosse Raoul Delfosse ... Le directeur du cirque
Martine Sarcey Martine Sarcey ... La femme sur la barque
Michel de Ré Michel de Ré ... L'homme sur la barque
Paule Noëlle Paule Noëlle ... Marie-Noëlle de Montsouris
Michel Nastorg Michel Nastorg ... M. de Montsouris
Raymonde Vattier Raymonde Vattier ... Mme de Montsouris
Jeanne Pérez Jeanne Pérez ... La Bretonne
Charles Moulin Charles Moulin ... Le Breton
Pierre Collet Pierre Collet ... Un truand
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacques Blot Jacques Blot
Jean Coste Jean Coste
Jacques Dumur Jacques Dumur
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Storyline

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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circus | angel | thief | clock | fake | See All (5) »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 October 1965 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Circus Angel See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Films Montsouris See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono
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Lamorisse's final film.
8 August 2000 | by SanDiegoSee 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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