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Published on Aug 19, 2007
And you thought your family was a circus! "Sawdust" is a documentary that explores the lives of a legendary family of circus performers, the Zoppès, who have been thrilling audiences around the world since 1842. Unfolding over the course of a week, the film chronicles the Zoppè Family Circus' first visit to Chicago, showcasing a colorful cast of characters and their sometimes life-threatening work. "Sawdust" pulls back the curtain to reveal the performers' humanity and their unique relationship with the dying art of the family circus.