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Cirque du Soleil: Corteo
     

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

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Director: Jocelyn Barnabé, Hugo Gargiulo, Daniele Finzi Pasca, Teatro Sunil

Cast: Jocelyn Barnabé, Hugo Gargiulo, Daniele Finzi Pasca, Teatro Sunil

 

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Illusion mocks reality as a dreaming clown sees his own funeral and a joyous procession of jesters form a festive parade in a stage spectacular so imaginative it could only come from the minds of Cirque du Soliel. As the angels linger lovingly overhead and the carnival atmosphere explodes with vivid color and playful revelry, the seldom seen space between heaven and

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Illusion mocks reality as a dreaming clown sees his own funeral and a joyous procession of jesters form a festive parade in a stage spectacular so imaginative it could only come from the minds of Cirque du Soliel. As the angels linger lovingly overhead and the carnival atmosphere explodes with vivid color and playful revelry, the seldom seen space between heaven and earth opens up to offer a touching look at the juxtaposition between the tragic and the sublime, the enormous and the microscopic, and the flawed and the perfected. Despite their outward playfulness, even clowns are fragile on the inside, and as the Cirque du Soliel performers offer a lyrical, eye-popping spectacle of wonder that highlights the deep-rooted humanity within each and every one of us.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/23/2008
UPC:
0043396263284
Original Release:
2005
Rating:
NR
Source:
Sony Pictures
Region Code:
ABC
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:41:00
Sales rank:
75,966

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits

Technical Credits
Jocelyn Barnabé Director
Hugo Gargiulo Director
Daniele Finzi Pasca Director,Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Teatro Sunil Director
Antonio Vergamini Director
Martin Bolduc Producer
Maria Bonzanigo Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Jean-François Cote Score Composer
Jonathan Deans Sound/Sound Designer
Nathalie Gagné Makeup
Roger Hewett Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Philippe Leduc Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Dominique Lemieux Costumes/Costume Designer
Jacques Methe Executive Producer
Jean Rabasse Set Decoration/Design
Michel A. Smith Score Composer

Scene Index

Through the Curtain: an in-depth look at Corteo; A Day in the Life of Corteo Artitsts; Teatro Intimo; Filming Corteo; Photo gallery

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Cirque du Soleil: Corteo 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
dvunkannon More than 1 year ago
Previously, Cirque's failures have been its adaptations of the stage shows (Journey of Man, and Alegria). This is the first stage show that I found so bad I wouldn't watch again. I'm happily giving away my copy of this DVD.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is my favorite cirque du soleil. its about a clown that dies. the theme is dark, but they make it funny, even though death makes you sad.
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