Mister Universo

Mister Universo

Mister Universo is a 2016 Austrian-Italian drama film directed by Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. It was also screened at the 2016 Locarno Festival and the 2016 Vienna International Film Festival where it won an award.


Tairo, a young circus liontamer, loses a lucky horseshoe charm that had been bent out of iron by strongman Arthur Robin, a former winner of the Mr Universe competition. The horseshoe was given to Tairo when he was a child. After several things go wrong for Tairo and he becomes disenchanted with life, he goes on a search for Arthur Robin to ask him to make a new lucky horseshoe. Tairo reunites with many of his relatives as he searches for Robin, who he eventually finds living with his wife in a caravan park in Milan.


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    contentLocation Italy
    director Rainer Frimmel Tizza Covi
    genre drama
    keywords caravan park milan strongman