• The Last Circus (2010)

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Release Date: August 19th, 2011

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2011

R|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
A twisted love triangle develops among a Spanish clown (Carlos Areces), his cruel rival (Antonio de la Torre) and the rival's abused -- but lustful -- wife (Carolina Bang).

Cast: Carlos Areces, Antonio de la Torre, Carolina Bang, Enrique Villén, Raúl Arévalo, Terele Pavez, Sancho Gracia, Santiago Segura

Director: Alex de la Iglesia

Genres: Comedy drama, War

Production Co: Tornasol Films S.A.

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The Last Circus features garish costumes, grotesque ultraviolence and plenty of other assorted weirdness. Although not everybody's glass of sangria, it has the making of a cult hit. show more

  • Areces is inventive and scary in main role, though it's impossible to sympathize with his madness. Other performances are gaudy but perfunctory. show more

  • Viewers with a strong stomach and an appreciation for surreal humor that borders on horror - the latest film from Spanish wildman Alex de la Iglesia (Perdita Durango, The Day of the Beast) is a must-see proposition. show more

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