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His whole adult life, Sebastién has lived for the thrill of the circus and wanted for little else. Now older than the rest of the troupe, he struggles to face up to the impending demise of his career.

With no other bookings in the diary, this trip to Puglia, in the heat of the Italian summer, could be his last. His doting mothers in Paris feel his angst, while fearing for his every fall. The thrill is as great as ever. But an uncertain future awaits. Jay Bedwani’s beautifully languid documentary catches the final leap of a long, idyllic youth.


Executive Producers: Kimberley Warner, Tracy Spottiswoode
Cinematographer & Director: Jay Bedwani
Producer: Dewi Gregory


Length: 12’13”
Format: DCP with Dolby 5.1
Language: English
Certificate: Check with distributor


Date: 21 June 2018


World premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival 21 June 2018
North American premiere at Rhode Island Internerational Film Festival 8 August 2018
English Premiere at Encounters Official Selection 28 September 2018
Inverness Film Festival Official Selection 9 November 2018


Poster, quad and portrait versions, director anecdote available, logline and synopses – various lengths, director biography and filmography, and producer biography and filmography. Click here.


Rights / Contacts: Pablo Briseño – International Sales – Feelsales, Madrid  / Eve Korzec – Festival Distribution – Scottish Documentary Institute
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