• Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (2000)

Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man

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

  • 50
    Miami Herald

    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)

  • 75
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

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

  • 75
    Desmond RyanPhiladelphia Inquirer

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

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