The Last Circus
PRODUCER BY Film Stock Investment S.A, Castafiore Films S.L., La Fabrique 2
DIRECTED BY Álex De la Iglesia
SCREENPLAY BY Álex De la Iglesia
STARRING Carlos Areces, Antonio De La Torre, Carolina Bang, Manuel Tallafé, José Manuel Cervino, Manuel Tejada, Paco Sagarzazu
MUSIC BY Roque Baños
1937 Spanish civil war, circus´ clowns are recruited by force to join the militia and the butchery starts as they are still in their clown costume. Years after, Javier y Sergio, two terrifyingly disfigured clowns battle to the death to win anacrobat´sambiguous love. Their incredible confrontation is a satirical reflection of Franco´s dictatorship during which the story takes place. As in the drama between the two Spains, both clowns destroy the object of their love in their struggle.
One of the five main production companies in Spain. It´s based in Madrid and it´s mainly dedícate to film production. It ws founded in 1987.