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Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001)
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Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Chinese consider the lion a symbol of good luck, so it's a half-dragon, half-lion – a dralion – that is the symbol of the East-meets-West fusion of this performance in which 36 Chinese acrobats join the renowned Canadian troupe. Celebrating the four elements as represented in four colours – blue (air), green (water), red (fire) and ochre (earth) – Dralion combines ancient Chinese circus traditions with Cirque du Soleil's usual stunning elements: the techno-oriented single ring; the multicoloured lights and costumes; the music that mixes rock, New Age and various world influences (though not Chinese); and the madcap clowns that pull a victim out of the audience.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: trapeze, circus, artists and showbiz, arts and culture, spectacle, juggling, live performance, acrobat, juggler, music, concert, crown
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Country: Italy, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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