The Carsony Brothers (2014)

This film tells the moving story of three exceptional brothers. Born into a poor Austrian family, they discovered their talent for acrobatics and set out in the 1950ies to conquer Las Vegas... See full summary »

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Gerald Benesch

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Cast

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Gilbert Barbieri Gilbert Barbieri ... Himself - Self-Made Millionaire
Anna-Maria Barbieri Anna-Maria Barbieri ... Herself - Self-Made Millionaire
Erich Brenn Erich Brenn ... Himself - Plate Spinner
Brian Dewhurst Brian Dewhurst ... Himself - Clown, Cirque du Soleil
Evelyn Kitt Evelyn Kitt ... Herself - Dancer
Brigitte Lechner Brigitte Lechner ... Herself - Bert Carsony's Daughter
David Lucas David Lucas ... Himself
Christoph Muchsel Christoph Muchsel ... Himself - Handstand Artist
Jean Nedell Jean Nedell ... Himself
Rob Roy Rob Roy ... Himself
Putzi Strohschneider Putzi Strohschneider ... Herself - Acrobat
Tom Terry Tom Terry ... Himself - The Goofers
David Wright David Wright ... Himself
Arian Edler Attarpour Arian Edler Attarpour
Elina Edler Attarpour Elina Edler Attarpour
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This film tells the moving story of three exceptional brothers. Born into a poor Austrian family, they discovered their talent for acrobatics and set out in the 1950ies to conquer Las Vegas and the rest of the world. The succeeded and soon everyone knew the Carsony Brothers! Their legendary one-armed handstand n a cane was a marvel to watch, and they counted among the best equilibristic artists of their time. This film draws on the treasure trove of photographs and filmed footage from the Carsonys private archive - shown exclusively for the first time. We will see breathtaking images of the one-armed handstand on a skyscraper ... and will also find out about their private lives and the tragedy that suddenly stopped their career.

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Country:

Austria | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2014 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

The Carsony Brothers - Von Simmering nach Las Vegas See more »

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Soundtracks

Feeling Good (Bassnectar Remix)
(uncredited)
Written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse
Performed by Nina Simone
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