Compañía Teatrocinema

Discipline: Theater
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Recommended for: +16
Language: Spanish

Based on the novel of the same name by French writer Régis Jauffret, Historia de Amor addresses the hardly distinguishable boundary between reason and madness, love and domination; the responsible action and the submission to the most debasing drives of the humankind that manage to corrupt love in its deepest sense.

An English teacher abducts the young Sofia and turns her into his victim, concubine, and mother. In order to achieve this, he takes over her life and her private, public, genital and mental spaces to the point of leaving her with no choice but turns to autism and acceptance. Thus, this man’s sick and twisted love becomes the only possible realm for humaneness within a society in which the thin red line between justice and psychiatry turns fuzzy; a world where guilt and responsibility give way to impunity and complicit silence.

Teatrocinema's aesthetic challenge is that of creating a fusion between the virtual and the bodily, with no disruption, so as to bring about an organic and balanced whole. Thus, you will see a universe happening in the form a black and white comic as a bipolar world that permits us to focus on the scenes with psychological, sexual and physical violence in a more bearable way and, at the same, insinuate those scenes that are unworkable in theatre.

COMPAÑÍA

Teatrocinema One of the iconic companies in the Chilean theater scene. Its origins can be traced back to the 1980s, and the birth of La Troppa company, which created unforgettable works, such as Gemelos and Pinocchio. In 2005, two of its members, Laura Pizarro and Zagal, re-established the company under the ...

TECHNICAL INFO

Basedon the novel by: Régis Jauffret | General Direction: Juan Carlos Zagal | Theatrical Adaptation: Juan Carlos Zagal y Montserrat Antileo Antequera | Cast: Bernardita Montero, Julián Marras | Stage manager: Simón Salzmann | Art Direction: Laura Pizarro, Vittorio Meschi | Design: Luis Alcaide, Cristián Mayorga, Laura Pizarro | Music: Juan Carlos Zagal | StoryBoard: Vittorio Meschi, Abel Elizondo | Multimedia Direction: Montserrat Antileo Antequera | Multimedia Design and programming: Mirko Petrovich | Lighting: Luis Alcaide | Video: Lucio González | Sound: Matías Del Pozo | Production: TeatroCinema | Technology Partner: Valook | Media Partner: Litoralpress

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