Those who blush

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An improvisational comedy-drama that conveys the vertigo of adolescence with delicacy and accuracy.

Those who blush © Julien Gaspar-Oliveri


How do you teach the arts and creativity? Can we transmit emotion, sensitivity, intensity and passion? How can we encourage young apprentice artists to explore their own relationship with creation, and to fully integrate their own being into their artistic expression, paving the way for a living, vibrant art form capable of touching audiences? In partnership with the Collection Lambert, ARTE invites you into the intimacy of studios and schools to follow dance and theater classes and the lessons of two great masters, Pina Bausch and Peter Brook. A selection of fascinating documentaries and a surprising new series preview, accompanied by meetings with artists and teachers.

Those who blush

By Julien Gaspar-Oliveri // France // 2024 // 8 episodes of 10"

A dozen high-school students in a theater option see a substitute teacher arrive for a month. As they declaim Shakespeare, keeping their distance, the teacher cuts the rehearsal short. In the midst of an age when people often move forward masked, with their gaze too high or their head too low, the question of intimacy imposes itself on them.

Winner of the Best Short Series award at the Séries Mania 2024 festival, Those who blush will be broadcast 2024 fall on

Screening presented by Marie Labory followed by a discussion with Julien Gaspar-Oliveri and Elio Fabbro.

With Ulrich Bapeneck, Mani Choukrane, Stéphane Erös, Elio Fabbro, Angèle Gilbert, Anaëlle Heroguelle, Nicolas Kessler, Milla Kuentz, Kayna Lacomat, Marie Naïma, Charles Souris, and Julien Gaspar-Oliveri
A series directed by Julien Gaspar-Oliveri
Written by Julien Gaspar-Oliveri, Johan Rouveyre, Louise Silverio
Creation Julien Gaspar-Oliveri, Maud Konan, Johan Rouveyre
Music Dom La Nena
Coproduction ARTE France, Melocoton, Box Production, RTS
With the support of CNC - Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée, Région Pays de la Loire and Région Grand-Est

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