Being a clown is first of all a vocation that sometimes becomes art. Rarely a clown is also a poet, who continually questions himself about the meaning of his creation and on the state of grace received from destiny. This is the case of Jean-Pierre Bianco, stage name Pass Pass. With this intense short film, which is his first cinematographic experience, the director Antonio Giarola, specialized in international circus productions, wanted to explore the most intimate sphere through the texts that, once in a while, the clown used to post on his facebook profile.

  • Antonio Giarola
  • Antonio Giarola
  • Antonio Giarola
  • Jean-Pierre Bianco
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    "Pass Pass"
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    September 30, 2019
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  • Ahora ! fim
    September 30, 2019
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  • Ahora ! fim Italy
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Director Biography - Antonio Giarola

Antonio Giarola (1957) is an Italian versatile artist, show director and poet. He graduated in dramaturgy.
Being specialized in equestrian shows, he has been directing the Gala d’Oro of Fieracavalli in Verona where he is currently artistic director. He is director of the Salon du Cheval d’El Jadida (Morocco).
He also has been directing the Nuit du Cheval show and the Nuit du Master Gucci in Paris (2013-2014) in the international arena Salon du Cheval in Paris and many other equestrian shows in Europe. He directed the Giona liberty horses act that won a silver award at the International Circus Festival in Monte-Carlo.
He is artistic consultant for Holiday on Ice, the Ringling Barnum & Bailey Circus, the Moscow Nikulin Circus and Gardaland, one of the huge amusement park in Europe, and consultant for the Italian Ministry of Cultural Goods and Activities.
He collaborated with the Arena di Verona Foundation and other institutions for a number of opera, theater, circus and cinema set-ups.
He is actively engaged in Venice, where he curated the direction of the Carnival street events (1990-1991), the Venice Historical Regatta (2001), some important parties at palaces and the Gran Teatro La Fenice and the Grand’Hotel Excelsior centenary celebrations at Venice Lido (2008).
He has directed a variety of shows in the circus field, such as the Togni and Orfei family, the Herman Renz Circus, the HiTen Circus in China and the Moscow Nikulin Circus.
He is one of the founding member of the Circus Art Academy in Verona and the International Verona Circus Festival (1992-1994). 
As a poet, he has written a number of poetry books.

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