Dreams of a Clown

Documentary / 84 min / 2014

Director: Dieter Auner

Producer: Siún Ní Raghallaigh / Dieter Auner

Distributor: EastWest Distribution

Logline: Despite severe pressures, medicine Tara and Mikey Gerbola manage to keep their financially troubled family circus on the road.

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Synopsis: Rolling between villages and towns in rural Ireland for nine months of the year, Circus GERBOLA becomes a place outside the ordinary world. It helps us to feel the sense of wonderment and remember the important things in life: desire, affection and astonishment. ‘Dreams of a Clown’ is a universal yet intimate portrait of a family seen through the eyes of 8 year old Blake Gerbola, who is dreaming of following in his father’s big footsteps.

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