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.
Festivals & Awards
La Biennale di Venezia - Venice FF 2010
Silver Lion for Best Director and Osella for Best Screenplay