May 5, 2000
Genre(s): Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
The dancers, gymnasts and acrobats of the famed Cirque du Soleil spectacle tell an elaborate allegory with daring and elegant movement. The hero of the story is born underwater, journeys through a desert, and then finds a lush garden, where a pond sets the stage for an amorous ballet. Growing up quickly, he encounters the worldly temptations of money from a devilish and menacing figure, he finally overcomes base desires through the charms of acrobatics.