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Circus Dynasty, The

Benny Berdino, the owner of one of Europe's biggest circus, has a dream. To make sure that his dynasty will continue to thrive, he hopes that his grandson, Patrick, and the award-winning circus artist Merrylu will marry and one day run Circus Arena. With their looks and skills they would be the perfect match. Everything seems to be going according to plan, as Patrick and Merrylu have moved into their own caravan. But his dream is threatened, because mixing love and business is difficult.

Anders Riis-Hansen, formerly documentary editor at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, directed his first feature doc, “Blekingegadebanden” — The Invisible Cell, in 2010, which won the Danish critic’s Bodil, award the same year.

Read interview with Anders Riis-Hansen

Panorama / IDFA 2014
ORIGINAL TITLE - Cirkusdynastiet
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DANISH RELEASE - 12.11.2014

75 min.

DIRECTOR - Anders Riis-Hansen

The Berdino Family, The Casselly Family, Ringling Brothers

PRODUCER - Malene Flindt Pedersen
PRODUCTION - Hansen & Pedersen Film og Fjernsyn
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