The actress who has performed “Clem” for ten years on TF1 has left Paris for Brittany. Lucie Lucas set her sights on lush greenery in a small city in japanese Côtes-d'Armor.
On the road, folks name you “Clem”. Behind this position which made you identified to most people, who’re you, Lucie Lucas?
I’m an actress, born in Paris 33 years in the past. Married, I’m the mom of three youngsters, the eldest is 9 and the youngest is one and a half. On the display, I play Clem, the heroine of a sequence broadcast on TF1, which has been very fashionable for ten years. Every episode brings collectively between 5 and 6 million spectators. Till the tip of January, I'm filming the tenth season, which will likely be launched within the first half of 2020.
You left Paris with husband and youngsters to settle in Brittany. Why this radical flip?
Once we notice that work takes on an excessive amount of significance in life and exhausts us, among the finest methods to get out of it’s to reconnect with nature and with those that are pricey to us. For 4 years, with my husband, we traveled throughout France to discover a property to purchase, surrounded by nature. We needed to be impartial, a spot with water, a meadow, a vegetable backyard, a wooden and a spot to welcome all our family members. In Could 2018, throughout a weekend on the Emerald Coast, the place my household has been used to it for a century, we visited this property on the market, near Arguenon… I cried, it was precisely what we had been on the lookout for: a really massive home, which individuals right here name a citadel, in a inexperienced setting of about 30 hectares. We signed and moved into our new dwelling in January 2019, with one other household.
Straightforward to protect your anonymity, on this small Costa Rican city of 400 inhabitants?
Sure, I discover the Bretons welcoming, heat however respectful of our privateness. My youngsters are very blissful in Brittany, it helps me to bear their absence when I’ve to work in Paris. In the course of the filming interval, I depart for 4 days and spend the opposite three days of the week at dwelling. I dwell on two very totally different planets, however the practice journey serves as a decompression airlock.
What are your initiatives in your area?
I’m desirous about collapsology, I’m a type of who want to anticipate the collapse of our industrial civilization. To arrange for this transition, the Hummingbird motion encourages the creation of “ oasis', collective locations geared toward meals self-sufficiency and power effectivity, amongst others. There are already greater than 700 in France. That is what we plan to create, right here in Brittany: an oasis within the countryside. We wish to open part of our property to the general public, with an eco-village mission, which would come with a permaculture coaching middle and a showcase for native craft productions. We wish to create a pleasant and sharing place, round ecology and solidarity. We would like to launch the exercise throughout 2020.
You demonstrated in Pontivy (56), Saint-Malo (35)… The climatic trigger is your workhorse?
When you might have public visibility, you may speak to lots of people, it’s important to do your half to defend official causes. I used to be uninterested in speaking about ecology with out having filth beneath my nails. My oasis mission is certainly one of my technique of motion, however I additionally participate in local weather marches, equivalent to in Pontivy, in spring 2019, or in Saint-Malo, in September. I’m additionally the sponsor of the competitors organized by the Farms of the Future community, and sponsor of associations like Wings of the ocean, which removes plastic from the floor of the oceans; AMA, which helps migrants within the Paris area; Little princes, who permit sick youngsters to appreciate their goals … For the previous 12 months, I’ve additionally been the spokesperson for the natural and pure model So’Bio Étic. I’m additionally a part of the collective We’re prepared, which launched the Deal of the Century.
As well as, you lately confided on social networks to have been sexually assaulted. Is combating violence towards ladies additionally certainly one of your fights?
Clearly, ceaselessly. However for the time being, there may be an consciousness that’s happening in society, so I feel it’s time to accompany this battle and to be united within the face of this scourge. I selected to share my private expertise on the final march towards violence towards ladies, Saturday, November 23. I needed to help all these ladies who’re now not silent, like actress Adèle Haenel, who not too long ago implicated a director, for touching and sexual harassment, when she was a minor. It’s scary to speak, to open your privateness to the general public, even with out giving names, locations or dates. I don’t need a folks's courtroom, and so far as I’m involved I don’t need a courtroom in any respect. However society should completely get up and alter!