01. Dreaming a Kunqu Opera Dream
It tells the story of the legendary lives of three Kunqu opera performers, separated by two generations, unfold before your eyes on and off the stage. This episode masterly weaves the intricacies of history and reality together, beginning with the story behind a costume made of gold thread. Celebrating the great success of this 600-year-old art form in front of a large French audience in Paris, it highlights the perseverance and passion of generations of Kunqu opera performers who have kept this tradition alive and vibrant. Find out how Kunqu opera has evolved thanks to their efforts, especially since it was included in the UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity a decade ago.