is a choreographic performance for an old lady. It is a touching
commentary of ageing in which the subject is handled with warmth
old woman hopes that the day will bring something new to her
quiet life in the old people's home. She often escapes the
loneliness into her memories. The every day tasks cause great
difficulties and tragicomic struggles for her. It is the room,
the chair and the electric bulb that keep bothering her. What to
do when the cane falls down or when the filament of a light bulb
blows? She uses a large amount of energy and imagination for
moving -always, until it is the time to say the farewell.
duration of the performance is 25 minutes.
David Girondin Moab, Compagnie Pseudonymo, France
construction and performance: Outi Sippola
14 November 2007:
realism is staggering"
strange solo ballet"
of the festival's finest and the most sincere
heart breaking story"
"The grandmother seems very
"There were surely several people in the
audience who considered helping the poor
to 3.8.2006, 14:30.