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While two peoples are torn apart in a long war, Idaïs and Luan, two teenagers who are not part of the same camp, fall in love.
And want to meet.

A bridge separates them.

Those who cross it are usually killed. Only a cat - the free animal - seems to have succeeded.

They ask a lot of questions - they are teenagers - should I go?

Do I have to do it ? Should I listen to others?

Key words :Primitive, love, war, Africa, Indians, skins, dead wood, water, simple elements, weapons, tribal, tribe, calabash, poetry, song, dance, body, natural atmosphere, fire, etc...

Text: Nathalie PAPIN, published by the École des Loisirs.


Direction, scenography and lighting: Jean-Bernard PHILIPPOT


Idais: Teresa LOPEZ-CRUZ

Luan: Delphine MAGDALENA

The head of the Idaïs camp: Annabelle HANESSE

The head of the Luan camp: Jean-Louis WACQUIEZ

The voices: Jean-Louis WACQUIEZ and Annabelle HANESSE


Decorator: Loic LEROY

Choreographer: Cécile ROUSSAT

Costume designer: Julie COFFINIERES

Musician: Jerome CURY


Director: Patrice LEDUC


Administration: Julie DONADINI, Nicolas BERTHELOT

"The call of the bridge is a wonderful hymn to love, freedom,

to the emancipation and reunion of peoples"

"A pure jewel, moving, and which touches the soul..." THE UNION

"Usually the set design contributes to the atmosphere and emotions of a show, but does not create it itself. Here it is moving. A giant dead tree takes up the whole center of the stage. The trunk, built with planks, is cracked in the middle, symbol of the war which separates two communities in enemy camps. The tree expresses the suffering of the innocent nature ; and yet on each side, at the height of a man , a long branch is forked at the end, like a hand that welcomes, seeks, offers itself to each of the two sides."

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