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Night Show  The Invalides in full lights

Night Show The Invalides in full lights

The Invalides in full light - 3 giant screens stone wall 250 m, 32 film sequences, including 23 previously unpublished ... The courtyard of the Invalides Hotel honor lights for the 4th year with a show we rediscover the history of Paris. At 22 h 30, the crowd of spectators crowded into the courtyard in darkness. Waiting a few minutes, and then the haunting voice of André Dussollier sounds. The walls come to life in the spotlight.

After a brief introduction on the history of the building, the show brings us two thousand years ago. Jean Piat, Céline Duhamel and Jacques Roehrich lend their voices to the colorful scenes. The Roman conquest of Lutetia to the postwar, the emblematic figures in the history of France marched Clovis, St. Louis, Louis XIV, Napoleon, de Gaulle. As many men as universe in computer graphics and archival: Gallic and Roman soldiers fight under the arcades, Our Lady of Paris dresses Invalides, the waves crash on the eve of D-Day. Impressive from start to finish.

A fourth edition that will take us to the heart of the foundation of Lutetia to the glory of the city-light what became Paris.

The monumental scenography of this show remains a world first with 250 meters transfigured facades. New technology of digital arts are utilized to make the public live a unique experience around the history of France.

With this edition 2016, English speakers can 2 nights a week, watch the show by hearing the original sound, also created by Bruno Sellier in the language of Shakespeare, served by voice theater and dubbing, especially that of Allan Wenger that doubles for the English film, the voice of Michel Piccoli, Nils Arestrup or Jean-Paul Belmondo. Or that of Sharon Man doubling Marion Cotillard and Diane Kruger.

Disable the Night 2016 is a longer show than previous seasons, also with new technologies ...

Every evening except Sundays (in French Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday / Monday and Thursday in English)
Duration: 40 minutes
Price: 18 € in advance / 20 € on site / free for children under 7 years


Extend your night: The Grand Hotel Leveque 29 rue Cler is located  at 3 minutes walk from the Invalides.

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