Louise Lecavalier

Louise Lecavalier – In Motion

Original language: French and English, with English subtitles

Duration 102min

In the 1980s and the 1990s, Montreal-born Louise Lecavalier took the world by storm as the star of the iconic company La La La Human Steps (Édouard Lock), and with her legendary collaborations with artists such as David Bowie and Frank Zappa. In 2006 she founded her own company, Fou glorieux, with which she has worked on various solos and duets with the choreographers Tedd Robinson, Crystal Pite, Benoît Lachambre, Nigel Charnock, Deborah Dunn and Fabien Prioville. Her productions, including her full-length choreographies “So Blue” (2012) and “Battleground” (2016), tour worldwide and have received international acclaim. She has been awarded the Government of Quebec’s Prix Denise-Pelletier and an honorary doctorate from Université du Québec à Montréal in 2017. Director Raymond St-Jean recently brought her life and career to the big screen with the documentary film “Louise Lecavalier – In Motion” (2018). After “‘I’ Is Memory / Lone Epic” presented in 2006, Lecavalier returns to Tanz im August with herfilm “Louise Lecavalier – In Motion”.

From the Magazin im August: “So Much Life: The dancer and choreographer Louise Lecavalier in conversation”, by Melanie Suchy

Louise Lecavalier: In Motion - A film by Raymond St-Jean - Official Trailer

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  • Cast


    Louise Lecavalier France Bruyère, Roberto Abubo, Patrick Lamothe, Frédéric Tavernini, Marc Béland, Pierre-Mary Toussaint, Angelo Barsetti

    Screenplay & Direction

    Raymond St-Jean


    Louise Lecavalier, Édouard Lock, Nigel Charnock


    Michel Ouellette

    Executive Production

    Marie-Odile Demay


    Louise Lecavalier, Robert Abubo, Patrick Lamothe, Keir Knight, Frédéric Tavernini

    Direction of Photography

    Jean-François Lord


    Philippe Ralet

    Sound Design

    Benoit Dame, Catherine van der Donckt


    Raphaël Reed / L’Oreille, Mercan Dede, Antoine Berthiaume

    Art Design

    Linda Brunelle, Patricia Christie

  • Credits

    Production: Ciné Qua Non Média Inc. International Distribution: Filmoption International.


Due to copyright restrictions we can only offer the film “Louise Lecavalier - In Motion” in Germany.
You can watch the film here for free for 24 hours starting August 28th at 10pm. After that the film will be available for rent online at a small fee until 7.9. A registration with Vimeo is obligatory.

Past dates

Fri 28.8.

from 22:00 to 23:40Online/Public Viewing