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Fuji Television
Japan Tour Special Run Time (71 min)

Release --  Oct.29.2004
Region --  Region 2 (JPN)
Video --  NSTC / Color / 4:3
Sound --  Stereo / Japanese
Catalog # --  FTJS-001
UPC --  4-562110-015146

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General Features
  • "Alegria 2 At a Glance" (4:57) — Take a peak at Alegria 2 via this short featurette that highlights the show from beginning to end.

  • "Alegria 2 Digest" (8:46) — Interested in skipping to your favorite act highlights? Use this option to do so.

  • "The Artistic Director Talks" (9:25) — Pierre Parisien, Alegria 2's Artistic Director, provides interesting answers to questions about staging Cirque du Soleil's Alegria for Japanese audiences.

  • "Backstage at Alegria 2" (6:34) — Find out what it's like for artists backstage at a tour in Japan.

  • "The Miracle Clown" (7:18) — A day-in-the-life retrospect of Anton Valen, one of Alegria 2's clowns.

  • "Meet the Cast" (33:59) — A static look at each cast member, by act, showing their name (in both English and Japanese), and in-character and out-of-character photographs.

  • "Alegria 2 Credits" (2:20) — A full and complete list of credits from the tour: creators, contributors, cast, crew, and everything behind the creation of the DVD.
Bonus Features
  • "History of Cirque du Soleil" (6:02) — A video montage recreating Cirque du Soleil's history from 1984 through to 2004.

  • "Cirque du Soleil HQ" (6:53) — The Fuji Television Network crew visit Cirque du Soleil Headquarters in Montreal.

  • "Cirque du Soleil Worldwide" (17:45) — A series of 9 trailers of select Cirque du Soleil shows now playing around the world: Quidam, Varekai, Saltimbanco, Dralion, "O", Mystere, La Nouba, Zumanity, and KA.

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