FRANCIS SAVES THE WORLD

Cie Victor B

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Creation January 2016 - 65 ′
From 15 years old
Based on the Francis series, a comic book by Claire Bouilhac and Jake Raynal

Francis is a badger, his wife too. His friend Lucien is a rabbit, his doctor is a rat, his boss, a wolf, there are pigs, cats, mice and owls, but behind this menagerie, it is the character and behavior of men. that are at stake.

 

And with a ferocity of observation and analysis reminiscent of the uppercuts of a Reiser or a Desproges more than the gentle moral of the fables of Monsieur La Fontaine ...

Based on the Francis series , a comic book by Claire Bouilhac and Jake Raynal (Cornélius editions)

Directed by Jean-Michel Frère | Adaptation Pauline Desmarets, Jean-Michel Frère, Simon Wauters and Sébastien Derock | With Pauline Desmarets, Simon Wauters or François Saussus, and Sébastien Derock Scenography, objects and costumes Coline Vergez | Lights creation / Régie Julien Soumillon | With the help of Johan Flamey, Luca Derom

Distribution BLOOM Project/Stephanie Barboteau

Production Compagnie Victor B and Théâtre de Namur / Center Dramatique.

Francis is a badger, his wife too. His friend Lucien is a rabbit, his doctor is a rat, his boss, a wolf, there are pigs, cats, mice and owls, but behind this menagerie, it is the character and behavior of men. which are at stake. And with a ferocity of observation and analysis which is more reminiscent of the uppercuts of a Reiser or a Desproges than the gentle moral of Monsieur La Fontaine's fables ...

Because Francis is a postmodern badger: weak, cowardly, cynical, cruel, self-centered and at the same time victim of the system and fed on all the theories of "personal development". Francis gives up all morality, all ethics, all guilt, as long as he meets his basic needs.

Through Francis, it is the political correctness of our time that is scratched, the good conscience of our bobo era, our new political, economic and social received ideas. Unemployment, ecology, capitalist cynicism, humanitarian aid, blended families, dictatorships, occupational diseases, terrorism, AIDS, psychotherapy,… nothing is spared.

Can we still laugh about everything today?

Yes, answer in chorus Claire Bouilhac and Jake Raynal, the two authors of the comic book which inspired us.

And yes, answers this small theater of puppets and cuddly toys, deceptively naive, genuinely funny and ferocious.

 
 
DIARY 

10/15/2021

Donjon Theater, Pithiviers (Fr)

PREVIOUS

01/12/2016

*CREATION* Namur Theater (Be)

12 > 23/01/2016

01/31/2017

Propulse Festival, National Theater of Wallonia-Brussels (Be)

02/01/2017

Tournai Cultural Center (Be)

01 > 03/02/2017

03/10/2017

Cultural Center of Braine-l'Alleud (Be)

08/12/2017

Famenne-Ardenne House of Culture,

Marche-en-Famenne (Be)

09/12/2017

Cultural Center  Jacques Franck, Brussels (Be)

02/24/2018

Sprimont Cultural Center (Be)

02/03/2018

Comines-Warneton Cultural Center (Be)

03/03/2018

Nethen Valley Cultural Center (Be)

05/03/2018

EDEN, Charleroi (Be)

05 > 08/03/2018

09/03/2018

Engis Cultural Center (Be)

03/10/2018

Cultural Center of Gembloux (Be)

03/14/2018

Ciney Cultural Center (Be)

03/17/2018

Bièvre Cultural Center (Be)

03/23/2018

Eghezée Cultural Center (Be)

03/24/2018

Cultural Center of Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont (Be)

03/27/2018

Namur Theater (Be)

27 > 31/03/2018

05/17/2018

Cultural Center of Beauraing (Be)

10/16/2018

Wallonia-Brussels Center, Paris (Fr)

16 > 17/10/2018

23/10/2018

Andenne Cultural Center (Be)

08/02/2019

Central, La Louvière (Be)

02/26/2019

Cultural Center of Soignies (Be)

26 > 27/02/2019

09/20/2019

Le Chainon Manquant Festival, Laval (Fr)

2 performances -12:15 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

10/15/2019

Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois (Fr)

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10/17/2019

The Tivoli, Montargis (Fr)

17 > 18/10/2019

10/16/2020

POSTPONED // Le Grain de Sel, Senna (Fr)

20/10/2020

Marius Staquet Cultural Center, Mouscron (Be)

06/11/2020

POSTPONED // Donjon Theater, Pithiviers (Fr)

02/04/2021

CANCELED // Poème 2 Theater, Brussels (Be)

04 > 07/02/2021

02/12/2021

POSTPONED // Donjon Theater, Pithiviers (Fr)

05/29/2021

The Grain of Salt, Senna (Fr)