Right in the Eye

Live movie-concert on Georges Méliès’ films

A family and young audiences show

This program is available for live-streaming!

Right in the Eye (En plein dans l’œil) is a mutltimedia show composed of 12 films by Georges Méliès, a pioneer of the Cinema and a wizard of special effects.

On stage, three virtuoso musicians play some fifty different instruments, including rare and unique ones, breathing fresh impetus into these cinematographic gems.

In a subtly-staged setting, in perfect symbiosis with the imagery, the musicians transport us in an inventive production, performed both onstage and onscreen, that reflects the creative genius of Méliès.

« A crystallization of how cinema and music evoke wonder in those who give it a chance »

– Technique, USA –

« His devotion to creating original, unexpected sounds is contagious »

– The Foutain, UK –

« Recapture the sheer manic daftness of Meliès’ inventive genius »

– The Scotsman, UK –

« The three musicians whisk the audience away on a peaceful, dream-like journey to the moon or beyond – a feast for the eyes and for the ears! »

– Falaise, FR –

« It is inventive, elegant and moving… Right to one’s score! »

– Festival OFF Avignon, FR –

« These cinematographic gems are a great success judging by the way children burst out laughing when they were not enthralled by the spectacular effects »

– La Nouvelle République, FR –

Practical information

Young and Family Audiences

Duration :

All audiences : 75 minutes

Young audiences : 30 minutes (from 3-6 years old) & 55 minutes (from 5 years old)

Three possible performances on the same day

Indoor or outdoor performance


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