Focus Company / Chaliwaté Company
Two award-winning Belgian mime and puppetry companies come together for this stunning visual performance combining puppetry, video, mime and clowning.
Sometime in the near future, it is the end of the world as we know it. In their small city home, a family is about to spend their Sunday together, but the walls are shaking, strong winds and torrential rain rage outside and the storm has only just begun. Amidst this climatic chaos, the protagonists absurdly attempt to maintain a normal family life.
Meanwhile, somewhere else on the planet, three travelling wildlife reporters are doing their best to document the apocalypse. They film, with what little equipment they have, three wild animals on the brink of extinction.
Between dreamlike fiction and stark reality, Dimanche paints a witty and tender portrait of humanity surprised by the uncontrollable forces of nature.
‘Dimanche is a dystopian parable about the climate, yet a joy to behold’ De Standaard