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Circus Monsoon

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This application is all about the documentary Circus Monsoon! The biopic is life in a Sri Lankan circus: rain, crowds and hi-wire. When the biggest monsoon in 40 years destroys opening night in the village of Spider Tree Lake, the circus is in peril.

View the trailer, meet the characters and read all about the ups and downs of circus life. Based on the performances of Sri Lanka's great Circus Pacipia, Circus Monsoon is a moving and warm account of life under the big top.

Suminda the acrobat, Vimal the clown, Ringmaster Sunil and juggler Sujeewa, along with a cast as bright as the Sri Lankan sun, await.



Brave acrobat, he fell and broke both legs. Retired, the lure of the hi-wire has brought him back to the circus.


Born short of stature buy not of heart, Vimal finally found his home and true love when he joined the circus.


Circus Pacipia's owner and leader. The risk is his if the circus fails.


Band leader and old hand, he knows the ropes.


Suminda's wife, when Suminda is on the hi-wire, she and there two children depend on him to not only hit his mark, but also to survive.