No. We know that the young man in the interview is a native since no one on the Isle of Begile would ever volunteer that she was a native.
It's still light outside.
It was during a live circus performance and the band conductor prematurely stopped the music. The blindfolded tightrope walker thought he had reached the end of the rope, and when he went to step on the expected platform, it wasn't there and he fell to his death.