There are few live shows more captivatingly beautiful than a Cirque du Soleil performance. And for those that just can’t get enough of the acrobatic displays and aerial feats of these shows, there is now Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, which is now available on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD. Here’s a brief synopsis:
Visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Andrew Adamson (Shrek) invite you on a spectacular movie adventure unlike anything you’ve seen before. Leap, soar, swim and dance with the legendary performers of Cirque du Soleil as they transport a young couple on a magical journey worlds away and beyond imagination.
The movie tells the story of Mia and her search for the Aerialist she met by chance as the two wander through a fantasy-like world. Containing performances from all seven of the Cirque du Soleil shows currently playing in Las Vegas, it is a must-see for any fan of Cirque du Soleil.
I was first introduced to Cirque du Soleil back in high school when the troupe still performed mainly in Quebec. Occasionally we would spend a free afternoon at school watching videos of the shows and marvelling at the talent of the performers. But it was when I first had the chance to see a live Cirque du Soleil performance last year that I was truly swept away by the magic. [Read more…]