Jacques Rivette
FRA, I 2009
84 min

The day before the summer tournée starts, the owner and founder of a small circus dies tragically. In an attempt to save the season, the members of the company decide to turn to the eldest daughter, Kate. Although she left the circus almost fifteen years before, to everyone's general amazement she accepts to stop what she is currently doing and to join them. As chance will have it, on the way she meets an Italian, Vittorio, who is intrigued by Kate's character and becomes enthusiastic about circus life so he decides to follow them for a while. He gradually becomes part of the company's life, even going as far as to become part of the performance. However, above all he is trying to discover Kate's secret: Why did she leave the circus years ago?

  • Jane Birkin - Kate
  • Sergio Castellito - Vittorio
  • André Marcon - Alexandre
  • Jacques Bonnaffé - Marlo
  • Julie-Marie Parmentier - Clémence
  • Jacques Rivette
  • Pascal Bonitzer
  • Christine Laurent
  • Shirel Amitay
  • Irina Lubtchansky
  • Olivier Schwob
  • Nicole Lubtchansky
  • Pierre Allio
  • Manu de Chauvigny
  • Giuseppe Pirrotta
  • Laurence Struz
Pierre Grise Productions France 2 Cinéma, Cinemaundici, Rai Cinema, Alien Produzioni

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35 mm
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