ZAIA: Crossroads in Macau
Cirque du Soleil Images
|Filmed /// 2010 | Macau
||Run Time (50 min)
Inspired by the vastness and diversity of the cosmos, writer and
director Gilles Maheu soaked up a few dozen cultures to create a show
imbued with the different colours and flavours of the world: ZAIA. A
great challenge awaits the artists and craftspoeple of this odyssey,
who will have to relearn how to move and communicate. They will
explore new territories and make the "Crossroads in Macau" their
meeting point. Discover the spectacular and poetic world of ZAIA.
This documentary takes viewers on the journey
from initial spark to premiere of ZAIA at The Venetian Macao. What makes
this show different from previous efforts by Cirque du Soleil is the market
in which it is presented - China. Follow the trials and tribulations of a
cast and crew trying to give Cirque du Soleil a foothold in this Chinese
gambling Mecca while at the same time finding inspiration in the show's
[ Features •
Release History ]
cirque du soleil presents
zaia: a crossroads in macau, a
productions conte iv inc. production.
Executive Producer: jacques méthé.
Director: joanne comte.
Producer: martin bolduc, monique gignac.
|Video: ||NTSC, Color, HD 16:9/1080i (Digital) |
|Audio: ||English, Dolby Digital 5.1/DTS 5.1/Stereo |
|Subtitles: ||Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Spanish |
- Full Acts — Full recordings of "Trampoline and Double Teeterboard (X-Board)"
and "Chinese Poles on Globes" respectively as if performed in front of a live audience.
- "Then & Now" — a brief video montage covering all of Cirque du
Soleil's creations, from 1984 through to 2011
- Others — "ZAIA - Experience the Unforgettable", the show's video
trailer; "On-Stage Career Opportunities", an advertisement for Cirque du Soleil's
Casting department; and "A Message from ONE DROP".
Cirque du Soleil Images (2007+)