Altas Variedades (1960)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Spain, France  |  
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Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka

The big top is once again the setting for lover's quarrels and jealousies in this strictly routine, somewhat old-fashioned tale by director Rovira Beleta. After the Spanish circus' sharp-shooter recruits a pretty Hungarian refugee as an assistant in his act, it does not take long for romance to blossom and eventually, to be sealed with an engagement. While the circus performer is happily looking forward to marital bliss, his intended bride inexplicably falls out of love with him and in love with his friend. He sees this as a betrayal of trust on both their parts and plans a violent revenge.



carnival, jealousy, jilted, killing, love, love-triangle, murder, revenge, robbery, sharpshooter