IV International Monodrama Festival THESPIS
12 - 19 November, 2004, Kiel / Germany

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18.11.04 | 19:00 | Schauspielhaus (Studio)

By Xavier Grall

With: Jean-Marc Serme
Director: Yves Moraud
Produced by: Centre Dramatique de l’Université de Bretagne Occidentale de Brest

Duration: approx. 60 min.
Language: French

Xavier Grall (1930-1981) is one of the most famous Breton writers but he is relatively unknown outside France. He was also a journalist and a novelist and even almost 25 years after his death, the wonderful quality of his romantic poetry cannot be missed. The great Rimbaud was Grall’s idol and he used to call himself “the son of the sun”.
Director Yves Moraud and actor Jean-Marc Serme adapted Grall’s last poems, Solo and Genèse, for the stage. Grall’s lyrical testament is a hymn to Brittany, to its nature, the sea, and the harbors. The beauty of the region is being praised by the man who deeply loved it and who knew that his time was running out.
The show offers an excellent combination of musical, theatrical and cinematographic elements, and is presented in cooperation with Centre Culturel Francais de Kiel, Association Brest-Jumelages and Deutsch-Französische Gesellschaft e.V.