BASED ON THE TRILOGY BY VIRGINIE DESPENTES
Director: Stefan Pucher
unsuccessful screenwriter with fantasies of running amok. A former
drug dealer who has re-trained as an Internet troll. A professor’s
daughter who converts to Islam, to her father’s despair. A
drug-addicted pop star and his manager. A coke-sniffing trader, a
homeless dog-lover with a great sense of justice and an unscrupulous
film producer. A former porn actress and her transsexual boyfriend. A
right-wing radical H&M sales assistant
a lonely civil servant, a sick wife-beater and a waitress with a
talent for tattooing. These characters populate the life of Vernon
Subutex, a bankrupt record dealer by trade without a roof over his
head. The French writer, musician, and film director Virginie
Moi!, King Kong Theory
gives them all a voice. They dream of a better life in very different
has been hailed as the social novel of our times, The
of the 21st century. Director Stefan Pucher, who recently directed
“América” by T.C. Boyle and “Wartesaal” at the Kammerspiele,
brings Vernon Subutex and his gang to the stage of the Kammerspiele.
ATTENTION: strobe effects are used in this performance. Some frequncies might cause epileptic attacks.
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