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One must strive a little for the epic, old boy.
It’s 1959 and Philippe, Gustave and Henri, three veterans from the first world war, dream of making their escape from the soldiers’ home, if not to Indochina then at least as far as the poplar trees on the hill…
Gérald Sibleyras’s Le Vent des Peupliers premiered at the Wyndham’s Theatre, London, in October 2005 as Heroes, an English-language version by Tom Stoppard. It received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2006.
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