Adel Abdessemed

A young man returns to Berratham. He had left this place before the war, abandoning Katja. He is obsessed with the idea of finding her again to fulfill the promise he made her. But he doesn’t recognise the now-ruined places where he grew up, or the people still living there…

Ballet Preljocaj
Choregraphy and direction by Angelin Preljocaj
Text by Laurent Mauvignier
Scenography by Adel Abdessemed
Creation for the Cour d’honneur, Palais des Papes, Avignon Festival 2015.
Photos © Jean-Claude Carbonne

Première, 17 July 2015 au Festival d’Avignon, Cour d’honneur du Palais des papes
Performances from 17 to 25 juillet 2015