Ariane Mnouchkine - The Love of Theaters


Her plays are so immensely popular, you might think you know all there is to know about Ariane Mnouchkine.

An active militant of public service and a worthy heiress to Jean Vilar, Ariane Mnouchkine defends the cult of a theatre that elevates both soul and heart whilst remaining popular.

Via encounters with her close friends and work colleagues, extracts from plays, rehearsals, films and above all via archive footage, notably from the birth of the Théâtre du Soleil and its early years, Ariane Mnouchkine speaks of her career, her concept of theatre, encounters with her audiences, her militant involvement, and her political commitment in France and abroad.

All this makes her an exceptional woman and artist, who dedicates her life to her passion and who has managed to maintain the cohesion of a group for over 40 years. Today, she has reached a point in her life where she wonders about the future of her troupe in a world that goes against the values of the Théâtre du Soleil.

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