Sunday, August 21, 2005
AND YOU THOUGHT YOUR FAMILY WAS A CIRCUS!
"Sawdust" is a documentary that explores the lives of a legendary family of circus performers, the Zoppés, who have been thrilling audiences around the world since 1842. Unfolding over the course of a week, the film chronicles the Zoppé Family Circus' first visit to Chicago, showcasing a colorful cast of characters and their sometimes life-threatening work. "Sawdust" pulls back the curtain to reveal the performers' humanity and their unique relationship with the dying art of the family circus.
Official Selection: 2004 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
and 2005 River's Edge Film Festival
Posted by This is Ed at 4:00 PM