The Paths of Freedom - Musical show by Jean Goujon
A 109’ performing arts directed in 2014 by David de Stoppeleire
Poet, Jean Goujon has composed more than 90 texts of poems and songs about World War II and Normandy Landing. He interprets some of them on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Avranches.
General themes to the tribute to the civil victims through titles like Exodus, Tulle, Resistance to Otto and Elise Hampel, The Heroines through men Jean Gabin and the mythical places Sainte Mère Eglise, Utah Beach, Remember you Omaha, Juno, Operation Cobra, Oh Paris, Ardennes at Bastogne, Jean Goujon generates a range of emotions that ends with a great firework display.
Illustrated by archival footage, the Spectacular Roads to Freedom gathered in the Square of the Cathedral of Avranches several thousand people.