The Cirque: An American Odyssey

The Cirque: An American Odyssey

| 50 min

This short documentary chronicles the Cirque du Soleil’s 1988 United States tour. As the fledgling Quebec circus sets up its big top in New York City, where it garners rave reviews, circus artists discuss what it means to be a part of this success and the price they pay for taking part in the American Dream.

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  • director
    Nathalie Petrowski
  • script
    Nathalie Petrowski
  • producer
    Éric Michel
  • images
    Jean-Pierre Lachapelle
  • sound
    Richard Besse
  • editing
    Christian Marcotte
  • sound editing
    Christian Marcotte
  • sound mixer
    Hans Peter Strobl
  • music mixing
    Louis Hone
  • music
    René Dupéré
    Pierre Flynn