Jacob Jankowski (older)
A 90-year-old man reminisces about his life during the Depression, when he found work at a B-level circus taking care of the animals. He sees the brutality of circus life while falling for the wife of an abusive animal trainer.
- Based on Sara Gruen's Depression-era circus novel. The novel that has climbed atop the paperback bestseller lists, has been optioned by Andrew R. Tennenbaum, a producer of The Bourne Ultimatum.