Without A Net
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Without A Net
Djeferson, Bárbara, Rayana, and Platini live in a drug controlled slum of Rio de Janeiro. Their families are struggling, their homes are physically unstable, and everyone they know has dropped out of school. When a big-top circus tent suddenly appears in a nearby parking lot, they decide to take a chance. They learn trapeze, acrobatics, juggling, and contortion, and then audition for the end-of-year show, rehearse, and prepare for the curtains to part on opening night. Along the way, Without a Net explores the connections between risk, desire, poverty, and circus and celebrates the… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...reveals some of the less savory aspects of the circus operation-the performers go unpaid and are pushed to do dangerous tricks without proper safety precautions..."
‑ Sarah Boslaugh, PopMatters
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