This film tells the story of itinerant circus performers, cabaret acts and vaudeville and fairground attractions. In this film, rarities and never-before seen footage of fairgrounds, circus entertainment, freak shows, variety performances, music hall and seaside entertainment are chronicled from the 19th and 20th century. We will see early shows that wowed the world and home movies of some of the greatest circus families.
A film by Benedikt Erlingsson, featuring an original score by Georg Holm & Orri Pall Dyrason from Sigur Ros + Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson & Kjartan Holm.
Dir. Benedikt Erlingsson, Iceland/UK, 2015, 76 mins