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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - WORLDS AWAY (2012)

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - WORLDS AWAY <span>(2012)</span> artwork

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - WORLDS AWAY (2012)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 91

Release dates 01/02/2013

BBFCInsight Contains infrequent mild threat

Genre(s) Performance

Director(s) Andrew Adamson

Cast includes Erica Linz, Igor Zaripov, Dallas Barnett, John Clarke

Summary Written and directed by Andrew Adamson ("Shrek," "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"), and executive produced by Academy Award winning filmmaker James Cameron, the 3D film event features artistic and acrobatic performances from some of the most elaborate Cirque du Soleil productions. The film was produced by Adamson, Aron Warner, Cirque's Martin Bolduc and Ed Jones and Cary Granat. Vince Pace oversaw the 3D stereo production aspect of the film.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 22/01/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - WORLDS AWAY is a film featuring the well known circus company, in collaboration with James Cameron. It consists of a variety of acts from several Cirque Du Soleil shows, all woven into a single narrative in which a character enters a parallel universe through a rabbit hole. The film is rated PG for infrequent mild threat.

The tone of the film is dreamlike and surreal, featuring characters who are often bizarre and sometimes a little creepy. The hero and heroine are occasionally threatened by people they meet, such as a human-sized spider and a beetle, and some fighters. Mild threat also occurs when a character misses a trapeze and falls to the circus ring below, although he is later seen to be unhurt.

There are a few stunts that are less obviously tricks and these might harm young children if they attempted to copy them. These include a scene in which a man reads a paper and is set alight. His clothes burn for some time and he appears relatively unconcerned. There are also some brief glimpses of traditional carnival acts, such as a woman 'swallowing' and bringing up a small dagger and another woman appearing to hammer a small nail up her nose. However, there is no focus on these. Older children will obviously understand that fire, daggers and nails are dangerous, and that the acts here are done by specially trained professionals.

PG stands for Parental Guidance. A PG film should not disturb a child aged around eight or older. However, parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger or more sensitive children.

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Also known as
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - WORLDS AWAY - 3D,CIRQUE DU SOLEIL : WORLDS AWAY,GUILT TRIP (CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TRAILER)
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Paramount Home Entertainment (UK),Paramount Pictures UK
Classified date(s)
21/05/2013
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF291315

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