‘THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS’ CHOSEN AS BRAZIL’S OSCAR SUBMISSION

CIRCOWe are very proud to announce that THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS by Carlos Diegues is the Brazilian Candidate for the Academy Awards 2019.
 
Produced by LUZ MÁGICA (Brazil), FADO FILMES (Portugal) and MILONGA PRODUCTIONS (France), directed by the three times selected in Cannes Official Selection creator Cacá Diegues, the film is a celebration of magic, entertainment and cinema.
 
THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS is inspired by a poem from Brazilian poet Jorge de Lima. It follows a family of circus entertainers through five generations, told in a series of intertwining tales, all set to a soundtrack by Chico Buarque, who originally adapted the poem for the stage in the 1980s.