History Film / TheLastCircus

5th Mar '17 3:09:01 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Franco himself makes an appearance.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Franco himself makes an appearance. [[spoiler: And gets bitten by Javier once he goes mad.]]
2nd Mar '17 5:29:32 PM Idek618
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* WouldHurtAChild: Javier roughly pushes a child away at a diner to get to the jukebox and later points his gun at an other. Nothing happens, though.

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* WouldHurtAChild: Javier roughly pushes a child away at a diner to get to the jukebox and later points his gun at an other.another. Nothing happens, though.
18th Nov '15 7:10:14 PM LordSpy
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5th Nov '15 10:17:57 PM LordSpy
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** Also definitely some of the military characters, having forcefully conscripted the circusmen and using [[spoiler:Javier]] as a hunting dog. [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment A more general assessment is not recommended, though.]]
5th Nov '15 10:13:34 PM LordSpy
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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Sergio.]] He lives, but [[spoiler:at a price.]]
13th Nov '14 11:25:55 AM Patachou
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A 2011 BlackComedy directed by Álex de la Iglesia. In 1937, a clown is forcibly recruited by the militia to serve in the UsefulNotes/SpanishCivilWar where he manages to massacre an entire platoon with a machete. Years later in 1973 against the backdrop of [[FranciscoFranco Franco]]-era Spain, his son Javier follows in his father's footsteps, working as a SadClown. There he falls in love with the beautiful acrobat Natalia and in the process runs amok of her abusive lover, Sergio, the Happy Clown. A twisted love triangle ensues develops between the two clowns that escalates into insanity.

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A 2011 BlackComedy directed by Álex de la Iglesia. In 1937, a clown is forcibly recruited by the militia to serve in the UsefulNotes/SpanishCivilWar where he manages to massacre an entire platoon with a machete. Years later in 1973 against the backdrop of [[FranciscoFranco [[UsefulNotes/FranciscoFranco Franco]]-era Spain, his son Javier follows in his father's footsteps, working as a SadClown. There he falls in love with the beautiful acrobat Natalia and in the process runs amok of her abusive lover, Sergio, the Happy Clown. A twisted love triangle ensues develops between the two clowns that escalates into insanity.
17th Oct '14 11:53:59 PM Sahira
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* TheLastTitle: The English title.
31st Aug '14 9:46:24 AM Mephistopheles
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* NightmareSequence: Javier has one of Sergio killing his father.
31st Aug '14 9:37:18 AM Mephistopheles
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** WordOfGod is that the ending, in which [[spoiler:Natalia falls from a great height and snaps her back]] was a reference to a [[ComicBook/TheNightGwenStacyDied a certain classic ''Spider-Man'' comic]].

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** WordOfGod is that the ending, in which [[spoiler:Natalia falls from a great height and snaps her back]] was a reference to a [[ComicBook/TheNightGwenStacyDied a certain classic ''Spider-Man'' Spider-Man comic]].
31st Aug '14 9:36:24 AM Mephistopheles
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** WordOfGod is that the ending, in which [[spoiler:Natalia falls from a great height and snaps her back]] was a reference to a [[ComicBook/TheNightGwenStacyDied a certain classic ''Spider-Man'' comic]].
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