Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man
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The artists of the internationally acclaimed performing arts troupe Cirque du Soleil appear in this dramatic fantasy, shot in the high-definition IMAX format, which celebrates the human spirit as it follows the life of one man from childhood to old age. The Taiko Drummers perform in a sequence that represents the dawn of mankind, and a synchronized swimming team performs a water ballet that symbolizes the beginning of life. The Flounes (Josette Dechene and Paul Vachon), a pair of stylized clowns, guide the boy (Nicky Dewhurst) as he encounters the Bungees, aerial acrobats who leap from the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 45%

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"Continues IMAX's silly trend of stringing together fabulous 3-D effects sequences with flimsy narratives."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"Technology just cannot recreate the excitement of live performance."
‑ Maria Garcia, Film Journal International
"The film is one of those rare entertainments that really is for the whole family - or at least everybody with a taste for friendly fantasy."
‑ Herb Lash, Big Movie Zone
‑ Ross Anthony, Hollywood Report Card
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