Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away
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From the big top to the big screen, visionary filmmaker James Cameron and director Andrew Adamson (Shrek, Narnia) invite you and your family on an all new 3D adventure: Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away. A young couple who is separated, must journey through the astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil to find each other, as audiences experience the immersive 3D technology that will allow them to leap, soar, swim, and dance with the performers. This Holiday Season, Cirque du Soleil brings their world to your city! -- (C) Paramount

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"For older kids or grown-ups who've dreamed of joining the circus, it's a wildly imaginative treat."
‑ Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
"What the movie lacks, unfortunately, is coherence."
‑ Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post
"'s a tourism brochure, a very long, very sparkly infomercial for one-handed pushups..."
‑ Dave White,
"It's solemn, tasteless, overdressed, a circus smelling of Chanel No 5 rather than sweat and sawdust."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"It's all beautifully choreographed, the performers are remarkable and the set design is wonderful, but even in 3D, writer/director Andrew Adamson's film lacks the exhilarating thrill of seeing the shows live."
‑ Terry Staunton, Radio Times
"This big-screen vehicle for the popular performance troupe would be more bearable if the exhibitors passed out earplugs along with the 3-D glasses."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
""Cirque du Soleil: World's Away" is a rare entertainment, being for the benefit of everyone."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Designed as pure confection for the eyes, this largely wordless fare is perfect for kids (how many G-rated films are there around?) and for any stressed-out office worker eager for something to unwind to."
‑ Jim Schembri, 3AW
"If the less-than-compelling plot leads you to drift off, it won't be long before another tour-de-force of agility or grace jerks you awake."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"A stronger storyline might have helped."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
"It's refreshing to sit back and bask in the sheer joy with which these brightly costumed, stunningly agile performers navigate fire, water and air."
‑ Sara Stewart, New York Post
"Even if the film is no substitute for the real thing, it is at least an effective advertisement."
‑ A.O. Scott, New York Times
"The miracle of the live Cirque du Soleil experience simply does not translate into film. I felt as though I had been invited to an extravagant banquet and while I was able to admire what was on offer, I never got close enough to satisfy my appetite"
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
"A drippy linking story only reinforces the concert video feel, and it inevitably lacks the spark of live performance."
‑ Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph
"Going to a real circus is much more fun."
‑ Grant Rollings, Sun Online
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