• Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (2000)

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Release Date: May 19th, 2000

DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2001

G|39 min

Plot Summary
Lavishly costumed performers interpret the six stages of man's life, from birth through old age. Narrated by Ian McKellen.

Cast: Ian McKellen, Nicky Dewhurst, Brian Dewhurst, Anait Karagyezyan, Mikhail Matorin, Chris Van Wagenen, Kenny Raskin, Cully Smoller

Director: Keith Melton

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Cirque du Soleil, Motion International Production

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The troupe deserves every bit of its worldwide renown, and it makes this Imax trip one well worth taking.

  • Too bad Journey of Man, as a whole, is never as consistently compelling as that one visually arresting scene (with Yves Décoste and Marie-Laure Mesnage)

  • The big screen -- with that 3-D depth charge -- captures the strange magic of the "big top" Cirque in visual gulps. show more

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