The Medico professional externship of Colombes welcomes 35 adolescents with mental disabilities. This documentary traces the career of 10 of them who are registered in a circus activity, from the preparation of the show to its performance before an audience. During these six months we can observe their evolution, difficulties and problems but also their unsuspected abilities. This activity is part of a process of inclusion of people with disabilities, with as a highlight their acceptance of the eyes of others and for those who attend the show the recognition of difference as social wealth.
Frédéric Even graduated from Sorbonne University with a master in literature and film studies with a final essay about the representation of mental spaces in Lynch’s work. He directed “Metamorphosis”, an animated short film in which he put into practice the theories he studied writing his essay.Louise Mercadier for some years divided her time between Sociology studies, sculpture lessons and personal photography projects, her passions. After graduating from university, she directed an animated short movie, fascinated about how handmade animation enables artists to have many creative options