For more than a century, the Ponce family’s circus has lived and performed on the back roads of Mexico. But can their way of life survive the collapse of the country’s rural economy?
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Watch the indie band Calexico, whose mariachi-meets-jazz sound has been described as “desert noir,” describe the pared-down process they used to compose the score for Circo.
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