Actualite Cinema


From cult film maker Leos Carax, a new feature film is creating a lot of excitement amongst cinema lovers the world over. Working from an original idea and music from the band SPARKS, starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard, Leos Carax has also enjoyed an invaluable contribution from the company LA PENDUE’s talents. Opening on 6th July 2021 for the 74th Cannes Festival, CARAX’s puppet is being offered the silver screen and red carpet!


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Annette puppet


The company LA PENDUE invites you to discover: Genesis of a creature, the exhibition that unveils the secret of a fictitious character, central and fascinating, holding one of the main parts in Carax’s film Annette, with Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver. The exhibition will run from 21st July 2021 until 3rd January 2022 at the Musée de l’Ardenne de Charleville- Mézières (08) and will reveal some of the tricks of this big dream machine.

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Baby Annette,  à l’impossible ils sont tenus
Sandrine Veysset’s documentary on the puppeteers’ work during the filming of Annette will be broadcasted on FRANCE 3 on 1st September 2021 at 11.30 pm. The documentary is an evocative, poetic depiction of the company LA PENDUE in its daily life, its rituals and the many challenges through which Leos Carax’s diabolical imagination took them.

Estelle Manekine


LA MANÉKINE (2022/23 creation), or the remaking of an old medieval tale told with all possible fireworks. Looking for co-producers….

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10 & 11 September 2021 – TRIA FATA – Festival Be.Tween – Lärz -Germany

Tria Fata
10 et 11 septembre 2021 à 17h30 et 20h
Festival Be.Tween

17 & 19 September 2021 – POLI DEGAINE & MARTIN KASPAR ORKESTAR – Charleville- France

Poli Dégaine & Martin Kaspar Orkestar
Le 17 septembre 2021 à 18h et 22h
Le 18 septembre 2021 à 14h et 18h
Le 19 septembre 2021 à 14h et 17h
Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes de Charleville-Mézières

18 & 19 September 2021 – LA FIGURE DU FOU – Charleville (08) – France

LA FIGURE DU FOU – animated conference
glove puppets, object theater

18 September 2021 / 22h premiere
19 September 2021 / 20h

This loony animated conference deals with Fools: Tarot, court jesters, literary / stage / circus freaks, heroic or obscure lunatics.
These raving characters have been around since the dawn of civilisation and their derisive folly has helped us cope with the madness of the world.

Narrator : Romuald Collinet, Artist and Director of Cie La Pendue and the Studio l’Arrière-plan, puppeteer and accomplice from Polichinelle. Whit the exceptional participation of the musician David de Julis, told Chiquette

Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes de Charleville-Mézières

Crédit photo : Dimitri Daniloff

22 & 23 September 2021 – TRIA FATA – Viv’Arts Cité – Longwy (54) – France CANCELLED

Tria Fata
Le 22 septembre 2021 à 20h30 
Le 23 septembre 2021 à 9h30 et 14h30 (scolaires)
Festival Viv’Arts Cité

October 2021 – TRIA FATA & POLI DEGAINE – Tam Tam – Ile de la Réunion (79) CANCELLED

Tria Fata 
Le 9 octobre 2021

Poli Dégaine
Les 11, 12 et 13 octobre 2021

Festival Tam Tam

27 – 30 October 2021 – TRIA FATA & OKTOPUS ORKESTARS – Festival Michtô – Nancy -Fr

29 & 30 November 2021 – TRIA FATA – Train Théâtre – Porte-les-Valence (26) – France

14 January 2022 – TRIA FATA – Théâtre de Givors (69) – France