MISTER UNIVERSO

Category: feature / documentary
Director: Tizza Covi
Co-Director: Rainer Frimmel
Country: Austria, Italy
Year: 2016
Length: 90'
Production Status: completed

Summary

When Tairo loses his talisman, he loses his ability to perform with his lions. Bereft, his only solution is to travel across Italy to replace his lucky charm, a bar of iron bent into the shape of a horseshoe, gifted to him by former Mister Universe strongman Arthur Robin. Through Tairo's journey we meet a wonderful, engaging group of characters who remain committed to the disappearing world of the travelling circus. Filled with dry humour and beautifully shot on 35mm film, Mister Universo is a charming modern fable, made more powerful by the real circus personalities playing versions of themselves.


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