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My Father the Clown

Running time: 15 min. 1999
Directed & Edited by Flavia Fontes

 
SYNOPSIS AND DIRECTOR'S STATEMENT

My Father The Clown is a story about a street performer and his search for a romantic relationship. Jack finds solace in his connection with his daughter, Amelia, who shares his clown life and street performs with him on the weekends.

Recently divorced, Jack uses applause and flirtatious encounters with women to escape loneliness. His relationship with Amelia is threatened when he becomes infatuated with her ballet teacher and his world of fantasy and reality collide.