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Institut Français d’Ecosse


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August 2017

Lost in Translation: A Bilingual Journey

August 27 | 4:00 pm - September 20 | 5:00 pm
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Institut Français d’Ecosse,
13 Randolph Crescent
Edinburgh, EH3 7TT United Kingdom

What happens in the mind of a bilingual person? Inspired by true events from the last three decades, the story follows heroine Marion through this coming of age tale that flirts with pop culture references and stereotypes while challenging our (mis-)conceptions about identity, home and communication. A hybrid piece about and beyond boundaries: performed in four languages (Occitan, French, English, and Gaelic), it playfully mixes comedy with physical theatre, storytelling with puppets and above all fantasy with reality. Accessible and…

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