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Bye Bye Blackbird (2005)

A period drama set in the early years of the twentieth century. Josef, a former construction worker who delighted in dancing on girders high above the city, who now sweeps up at the circus.... See full summary »

Director:

Robinson Savary

Writers:

Robinson Savary (screenplay), Patrick Faure (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Thierrée James Thierrée ... Josef (as James Thiérrée)
Izabella Miko ... Alice
Derek Jacobi ... Lord Dempsey
Jodhi May ... Nina
Michael Lonsdale ... Robert
Andrej Acin ... Roberto
Claudine Peters Claudine Peters ... Miss Julia
Carlos Pavlidis Carlos Pavlidis ... Jenkins
Niklas Ek Niklas Ek ... Djamako
Peter Stein Peter Stein ... Count Manicoldi
Vera Bílá Vera Bílá ... Gypsy Singer (as Vera Bila)
Gilles Barbier Gilles Barbier ... Skeleton Clown
Thierry van Werveke Thierry van Werveke ... Man on Girder
Simone Elbehri Simone Elbehri ... Domenico
Claire Johnston ... Emma
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A period drama set in the early years of the twentieth century. Josef, a former construction worker who delighted in dancing on girders high above the city, who now sweeps up at the circus. Once the big top's owner spots the young roustabout defying gravity on the trapeze, however, he endeavors to pair Josef with his aerialist daughter Alice in a perilous sky-high pas de deux. Offers a romantic view of big top life, with a moth-eaten angel in his feathered, tattered costume.

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Country:

Austria | Luxembourg | Germany | UK

Language:

English | Serbian

Release Date:

7 October 2005 (Luxembourg) See more »

Also Known As:

Adieu, schöner, schwarzer Vogel See more »

Filming Locations:

Dudelange, Luxembourg

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Robert: Dreams can break many bones...
Josef: [leaving] don't worry about me
Robert: ...and hearts.
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Soundtracks

Com'e bello, quale incanto
from "Lucrezia Borgia"
Performed by Giannina Arangi Lombardi
Music by Gaetano Donizetti (as Donizetti)
From the album "Arias and Duets" 1933
© Preiser Records
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Poetic celluloid!
6 March 2009 | by musical-6See all my reviews

This movie is a visual masterpiece! Stunning photography, camera placement and motion was a feast for this writer's eyes. So much so, that I feel compelled to write my first review. The whole mood of the film was engaging and the acting - pitch perfect. I was unfamiliar with any of the actors, however I feel their performances can not be rivaled. The musical score was fitting and necessarily punctuates the mood. I am not in the motion picture business, and certainly not qualified to judge the technical aspects of such, but I am so glad I ran across this film and I would definitely recommend Bye Bye Blackbird to anyone.


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