Autant en emporte le vent

Autant en emporte le vent is a French musical adaptation of the 1936 Margaret Mitchell novel Gone with the Wind produced by Dove Attia and Albert Cohen in 2003, with music and lyrics by Gérard Presgurvic and staging and choreography by Kamel Ouali. The production is said to be a "musical spectacular" that gives "the black characters greater voice, in song and dance, [to express] their desire for freedom."[1]

Autant en emporte le vent
MusicGerard Presgurvic
LyricsGerard Presgurvic
BookGone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Productions2003 Paris
2015 Quebec
2018 Seoul
2018 China national tour

The debut performance was at Palais des Sports de Paris on 30 September 2003. After three months daily performances in Paris, the show moved to tour other major cities in France, Belgium, and Switzerland. The final show was in Nîmes arena on 11 July 2004.





Dancers / actors

  • Georgette Kala Lobé – Prissy
  • Marjorie Hannoteau – Ellen Robillard O'Hara, mother of Scarlett, Suellen and Carreen
  • Delphine Attal – Suellen O'Hara, first sister of Scarlett and Bonnie Blue
  • Hélène Buannic – Carreen O'Hara, second sister of Scarlett
  • France Hervé – India Wilkes (in Paris productions)
  • Marjorie Ascione – India Wilkes (during tour in other venues)
  • Valentin Vossenat – Charles Hamilton, first husband of Scarlett
  • David Decarme – Frank Kennedy, second husband of Scarlett (in Paris productions)
  • Allal Mouradoudi – Frank Kennedy, second husband of Scarlett (during tour in other venues)
  • Massimiliano Belsito – prison guard
  • Philippe Mésia – prison guard

Alternative actors

  • Virginie Duez – Scarlett O'Hara
  • Jerome Rouzier – Rhett Buttler and Ashley Wilkes
  • Marie Angèle Yoldi – Mama
  • Didier Ayat – Gerald O'Hara
  • Claire Cappelletti – Mélanie Hamilton Wilkes
  • Lydia Dejugnac – Belle Watling
  • Marc Beaujour – Chief of the slaves
  • Cathy Ematchoua – Prissy
  • Béatrice Buffin – Ellen Robillard O'Hara
  • Alexandra Lemoine – Suellen O'Hara
  • Jessica Sakalof – Careen O'Hara
  • Jérôme Couchart – Charles Hamilton



Professional dancers: Marjorie Ascione, Delphine Attal, Massimilio Belsito, Hacine Brahimi, Hélène Buannic, Béatrice Buffin, Emilie Capel, Jérôme Couchart, David Decarme, Fabien Hannot, Marjorie Hannoteaux, France Hervé, Georgette Louison Kala Lobe, Malik Lenost, Joakim Lorca, Philipe Mésia, Laurence Perez, Carl Portal, Sébastion Fjedj, Salem Sohibi et Valentin Vossenat.

Training dancers: Carlos Da Silva, Caty Ematchoua, Khalid Ghajji, Djad Hassane, Oswald Jean, Nestor Kouame, Fabrice Labrana, Alexandra Lemoine, Alexandre Martin, Mélanie Moniez, Catia Mota Da Cruz, Allal Mouradoudi, Jessica Sakalof, Sonia Tajouri et Nadine Timas.


  • Isabelle Ferron – voice of Ketty Scarlett
  • Frederic Charter – voice of a Yankee
  • Tom Ross – voice of a Southerner
  • Gérard Presgurvic – Narrator


  1. "Le bien contre le mal" – by the Yankees and the Southerners
  2. "Seule" – by Scarlett O'Hara
  3. "Bonbon rose" – by Mélanie Hamilton and Ashley Wilkes
  4. "Nous ne sommes pas" – by Scarlett O'Hara
  5. "Lâche" – by Rhett Butler and Gérald O'Hara
  6. "Gâtée" – by Ashley Wilkes
  7. "Ma terre" – by Gérald O'Hara
  8. "Être noir" – by the Chief of the Slaves and by Mama
  9. "Vous dites" – by Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler
  10. "Elle" – by Rhett Butler
  11. "Si ce vent m'emporte" – by Mélanie Hamilton
  12. "Putain" – by Belle Watling
  13. "Je rentre maman" – by Scarlett O'Hara
  14. "Je jure" – by Scarlett O'Hara
  15. "J'ai tous perdu" – by Gérald O'Hara
  16. "Tous les hommes" – by Chief of the Slaves
  17. "Scarlett" – by Ashley Wilkes
  18. "Ma vie coule" – by Scarlett O'Hara
  19. "Mentir" – by Rhett Butler
  20. "Marions nous" – by Belle Watling
  21. "Que savez-vous de l'amour" – by Scarlett O'Hara and Mélanie Hamilton
  22. "Que veulent les femmes" – by Rhett Butler
  23. "Mélopée" – by Mama
  24. "Morte" – by Ashley Wilkes
  25. "Je vous aimais" – by Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara
  26. "Sourd" – by Mama, Rhett Butler, Scarlett O'Hara and the group
  27. "Libres" – by Scarlett O'Hara, Rhett Butler and the group



The album contains the following tracks:

  • "Le bien contre le mal"
  • "Libres"
  • "Elle"
  • "Être Noir"
  • "Si le vent m'emporte"
  • "Seule"
  • "Ma terre"
  • "Tous les hommes"
  • "Scarlett O'Hara"
  • "Putain"
  • "Ma vie coule"
  • "Nous ne sommes pas"


  • "Tous les hommes"
  • "Libres"
  • "Ma vie coule"
  • "Nous ne sommes pas"
  • "Être Noir"


Autant en emporte le vent


  1. ^ Klinger, Walter. "Introduction to Screenplay's Gone with the Wind".