BALADA TRISTE (THE LAST CIRCUS)

By Alex DE LA IGLESIA

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Drama - Completed 2010


Festivals
& Awards

La Biennale di Venezia - Venice FF 2010
Competition Silver Lion for Best Director and Osella for Best Screenplay
    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • SPAIN
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alex DE LA IGLESIA
    • Producer(s)
    • Gerardo HERRERO (Tornasol), Mariela BESUIEVKY (Tornasol)
    • Synopsis
    • 1937 Spanish civil war, members of a circus are recruted by force to join the militia and the butchery starts as they are still in their clown costume. Years after Javier, the son of the clown from that circus also becomes a clown, but a sad clown, and joins a circus where Sergio is the happy clown.They both are soon in love with the same woman, a dancer, and they will do anything to win her love.
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