MIF17: Returning to Reims at HOME

Creative Tourist
Jérémie Cuvillier

MIF17: Returning to Reims at HOME at HOME Manchester, Manchester 5 — 14 July 2017 Tickets from £12.00 — Book now

The story of Returning to Reims couldn’t be more timely: a young man heads home after a long absence only to find his working-class family have left their left-wing roots and put their support behind a far right political party.

Based on Didier Eribon’s bestselling memoir, this new adaptation from Thomas Ostermeier asks questions that are important for our age: are populist movements inevitable? Can such movements be overcome by political activism? Can we escape our own personal histories?

Maybe, through Ostermeier’s multi-layered approach, we can find some answers.

MIF17: Returning to Reims at HOME at HOME Manchester, Manchester 5 — 14 July 2017 Tickets from £12.00 Book now

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