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The Great Mystical Circus (2018)

O Grande Circo Místico (original title)
Follows a century in the lives of the Knieps, an Austrian family of circus owners.

Director:

Carlos Diegues

Writers:

Carlos Diegues, George Moura (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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9 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Nuno Lopes ... Coriolano
Vincent Cassel ... Jean-Paul
Albano Jerónimo ... The Lion Tamer
Dawid Ogrodnik ... Ludwig
Antonio de la Cruz ... Rodolfo
Mariana Ximenes ... Margarete
Antônio Fagundes ... Dr. Frederico
Rafael Lozano Rafael Lozano ... Fred
Bruna Linzmeyer ... Beatriz
Catherine Mouchet ... Imperatriz
Miguel Monteiro ... Pai de Família
Jesuíta Barbosa Jesuíta Barbosa ... Celavi
Juliano Cazarré Juliano Cazarré ... Oto
Marcos Frota ... Oswaldão
Luísa Cruz ... Sra.Kieps
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The story of five generations of the Austrian-Brazilian Knieps family, from the inauguration of their family-owned Great Mystical Circus in the 1910s up to the early 21st century, following both the family and the circus from their prime through to their decadence. Written by AnonymusB

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Carlos Diegues's first feature film in 12 years. See more »

Soundtracks

Valsa dos Clowns
Written by Edu Lobo & Chico Buarque
Performed by Itamar Assiere , Ariane Petri & Mônica Salmaso
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A Perfect Work of Art
6 January 2019 | by micascastanheiraSee all my reviews

This film is what poetry looks like put into moving image and sound.


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Country:

Brazil | Portugal | France

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

22 August 2018 (France) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,926
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2.39 : 1
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