Tags: Vichy


The work by Michel Deutsch, who is also a director and translator, employs an absurdist style and language to focus on the alienation and confusion of the play’s protagonists, couples who suffer under the Vichy government, Nazi collaborators, and German soldiers.

Incident at Vichy

In Vichy 1942, nine men are detained under a shadowy pretext. As the tension builds, the men are questioned. Are they the sort of people the new Nazi regime considers "inferior?"

Violences à Vichy

Chartreux, who is also known for his work as an actor, director, and translator, explores, in a seriocomic style, the ongoing impact on French society of the collaboration of the Vichy government with the occupying Nazis by having contemporary figures debate its horrific acts.