Translation and adaptation of Jean Giono's 1929 short story 'Regain' ('Aftergrass') and Marcel Pagnol's 1937 film scenario of the same name.
In 1937, the French writer Marcel Pagnol (1896-1974) adapted a short story by time and local fellow Jean Giono into a film scenario: 'Regain'. It tells the story of a hunter who hunts down a woman and eventually ends up a farmer.
In 2000, Waas Gramser and Kris Van Trier adapted this a lesser known film script by Marcel Pagnol and Jean Giono into a theatre play 'Regain'.
Premiere: July 2000, Zomer van Antwerpen, Hoboken (BE)
Premiere French version: September 2005, Aubagne (FR)
Premiere Spanish version: May 2005, Madrid (ES)
In open air. With pick-nick at the tables.
Translation and adaptation: Waas Gramser, Kris Van Trier
French translation: Monique Nagielkopf
Spanish translation: Ana Crespo
Actors: Frank Dierens, Waas Gramser, Sigrid Vinks/Kyoko Scholiers/Marie Bos/ Betsy Vreys, Jan Decorte/Koen Van Impe, Kris Van Trier
Costumes (design and realisation): Thijsje Strypens
Setting, décor (realisation): Koen Schetske, Stevie Van Haver
Production: De Onderneming