EN - Adieu Filippi is a psychological drama. The story is set in a circus, where we meet our main character, a clown called Filippi. He is looking back on his life, full of grief and heartache. Filippi has never been able to accept the death of trapeze artist Arlette. Filippi was in love with her, but she showed more interest in her trapeze partner Mario. When Filippi tries to kill Mario, so he can have a chance with Arlette, she is killed instead.

FR - Adieu Filippi est un drame psychologique. L’histoire se déroule dans un cirque, où nous rencontrons notre personnage principal, un clown nommé Filippi. Il revient sur sa vie, pleine de chagrin et de souffrance. Filippi n’a jamais pu accepter la mort d’Arlette, la trapéziste. Il était amoureux d’elle, mais elle s’intéressait plus à Mario, son partenaire de trapèze . Lorsque Filippi essaie de tuer Mario afin d’avoir une chance avec Arlette, elle est tuée à sa place.

Info

Title Bye Bye Filippi
Original title Adieu Filippi
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Features
Year 1968

Credits

Cast Wies Andersen, Johan Kaart, Hélène Van Herck, Sylvia Bakker, Robbe de Hert a.o.
Photography Walter Smets
Editing Gust Verschueren
Music Walter Heynen

Technical specs

Running time film 60’
Release format 35mm
Colour B/W

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Last edited on 30 July 2015

Short info

Director Rik Kuypers
Producers Tony Hermans, Toni Boltini
Writers Rik Kuypers
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