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2009 | Color | 1h 20 min

The Tight Rope tells the story of a family that tries to keep up an old-fashioned circus because they firmly believe in the transcendence of their art.

Country: México
Direction: Ibáñez; Nuria
Script: Ibáñez; Nuria
Production: Reyes; Elsa
Photography: Ludlow; Dariela
Sound: García; Ana
Art direction:
Participation year at FICM: 2009

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