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Antoine Vitez s'amuse avec Claudel et Brecht

A Feature film by Maria Koleva

Produced by Maria Koleva Films

Release in France : 16/03/1994

    Synopsis

    Theater director Antoine Vitez gives two new lessons on playwrights, following his first seven lessons : "Discharged, from B. Brecht or the daily slakness" - Vitez shows how Berthold Brecht's plays are based on human interest news items, and how important it i that they be handled in a humorous way. At the same time, scenes from an underprivileged school raise the question of the ability of French culture to assimilate others cultures.
    "The Exchange or how to consider Claudel as a laïc author" - Playing characters by Paul Claudel completely straight means failing to understand them, to appreciate the poetry and intensity of images that "reek of social issues", as Vitez puts it. This is a film-poem for a poet mortally burned by money like a moth before a flame. In parallel sequences, a woman confronting the desire to work meets a man on the banks of the Seine...

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Maria Koleva Films

    French distribution :

    Maria Koleva Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Maria Koleva Films

    Full credits (4)

    Screenwriter :

    Maria Koleva

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Louis Ughetto

    Director of Photography :

    Patrice Wyers

    Editor :

    Maria Koleva

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Performance

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1993

    French release :

    16/03/1994

    Runtime :

    1 h 22 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    75.240

    Visa issue date :

    14/06/1993

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    16mm

    Color type :

    Color