Documentary filmed during the shooting of “À Valparaiso” which shows the children’s reactions to the performance of a circus show. “It is the tender gaze of a poet on the smallest circus in the world and his audience of children”.
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Valparaiso, au pied de la Cordillère des Andes, la ville aux quarante-quatre collines. sur l'une d'elles, un tout petit cirque en forme de nef où les spectateurs sont des enfants ......
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Lovely, sincere and delicate. Tonally completely different to A Valparaiso, so its interesting to think Ivens was able to step out of his mindset/strong vision while shooting that, to shoot this little gem. Le Petit Chapiteau exudes love.