Documentary ∙ 2018
32 min ∙ 16/9
A film by Juliette Menthonnex

Mia, a former trapeze artist from Florida finds herself at the head of a small circus with her husband in German-speaking Switzerland. Despite an exhausting nomadic lifestyle, Mia has faith in the circus tradition and patience while passing on this cultural heritage to her daughter Simone.

Juliette Menthonnex was born in Zurich in 1994. After her bilingual highschool diploma between Switzerland and Germany, she joined the cinema program at the Lausanne School of Art (ECAL) in 2014. She lives in Lausanne.

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«Mia evolves in the circus lifestyle with the right control of its ins and outs and of herself, because she grew up this way. She withstands situations thanks to her sharp personality and her natural ability to not dwell on anything. .»
Juliette Menthonnex, director


Mia Arnosi Stey

And the participation of

Martin Stey
Simone Stey
Rolf Stey

Screenplay and directing

Juliette Menthonnex


Juliette Menthonnex


Oliver Rogers, Nadine Häusler


Myriam Rachmuth

Sound editing

Lou-Théa Papaloïzos

Sound mixing

Adrien Kessler

Color grading

Laurent Kempf


Thera Production, Julien Rouyet


Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne (ECAL)

With the support of

L’Office Fédéral de la Culture (OFC)
Cinéforom with the Loterie Romande


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