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Lenz / teaser


by Mathilde Monnier & François Olislaeger



Digital HD – Color and B&W – Sound

After having co-signed the comic book Mathilde, danser après tout (Denoël Graphic, 2013) and the performance Qu’est-ce qui nous arrive ?!? (Montpellier Danse, 2013), choreographer Mathilde Monnier and cartoonist François Olislaeger co-sign an animation film in which they are also the main characters. At once a documentary, a dance movie and a choreographic cartoon, Lenz is based on their conversations and makes links between walking and dancing, real and stage, set design and landscape.


An unprecedented way to watch contemporary dance through animated drawings,

supported by the story of an internationally recognized choreographer and the agile lines of François Olislaeger.





A film by Mathilde Monnier and François Olislaeger

Produced by Amélie Couillaud et Dimitri Chamblas


Screenplay: Mathilde Monnier et François Olislaeger

Drawings: François Olislaeger

Sound design: Pierre Avia

Extracts from the sound installation of Déroutes eRikm


Post-production: Firm Studio

Director of post-production: Manuel Béard

Director of animation: Oerd van Cuijlenborg and Mathieu Ratier

Animation: Oerd van Cuijlenborg, Mathieu Ratier, Yann Crozet, David Devaux, Paul Deydier, Nicolas Gautier, Sophie San


Voice: Mathilde Monnier et François Olislaeger

Sound mix: Studio 64


Artistic dossier: Pierre de Domingo

Accounting: Pierre Garry


Shooting in Montpellier

Line producer: Edouard Bonnet

Camera: Vincent Bosc

Thank you to Commission du Film Languedoc-Roussillon Cinéma, Ville de Montpellier, Montpellier-Agglomération and SNCF.


The performance Déroutes was premiered in 2002

Choreography: Mathilde Monnier

Music: eRikm

Lights: Eric Wurtz

Set design: Annie Tolleter, assisted by Benjamen Landois and Cyrille Maillot

With: Nuno Bizarro, Stéphane Bouquet, Bertrand Davy, Herman Diephuis, erikm, Julien Gallée-Ferré, Corinne Garcia, Rémy Héritier, Dalila Khatir, I-Fang Lin, Mickaël Phelippeau, Rachid Sayet, Filiz Sizanli

Co-production: Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon, Festival d’automne - Paris, Théâtre de la ville - Paris, Théâtre de Gennevilliers-Centre dramatique national, DeSingel - Anvers, Teo Otto Theater – Remscheid - Allemagne


Thank you to all the Déroutes crew, especially eRikm, Stéphane Bouquet, and Valérie Urrea for the videorecording


Thank you also to Jean-Marc Urrea, Catherine Rossi-Batôt, Jean-Luc Fromental, David Epiney, César Vayssié, Karen Barel and Jean-Jacques Cabuy


Photos © François Olislaeger / Same Art

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