A REPORT ON THE BANALITY OF LOVE
In French with English surtitles
Germany, 1925. Martin Heidegger is a professor of philisophy in the University of Marbourg. His student, Hannah Arendt is subjugated by this brillant man. They soon become lovers...
But in that country, Nazis ideas are incrasing. Hannah is jew. She's afraid and revolted by Hitler's ascent. Martin see in that mouvement a renewal for Germany and compromised himself for a time with the nazis.
Despite the Gap between them, the lovers meet regulary.
During five meetings between 1925 and 1950, we will follow the passionate and tumultuous history of these two geniuses of 20th century thought.
“Interest does not waver for a second. This is due to the quality of the two actors. André Nerman is excellent. But Maïa Gueritte is especially moving.” – Le Figaro Magazine
The play was presented at the Avignon Festival 2017 and was a great success.
Play by Mario Diament, adaptation and staging by André Nerman, with Maïa Gueritte and André Nerman.
Partners: Toronto French School, Lycée
Français de Toronto and Goethe Institut