Film / The Butterfly Circus

The Butterfly Circus is an inspirational short film released in 2009, written by Joshua Weigel and Rebekah Weigel, and directed by Joshua Weigel.

At the height of the Great Depression, the showman of a renowned circus leads his troupe through the devastated American landscape, lifting the spirits of audiences along the way. During their travels they discover a man without limbs at a carnival sideshow. However, after an intriguing encounter with the showman he becomes driven to hope against everything he has ever believed.It can be seen in full here.

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