Radu Afrim

A Chance-Child is Telling a Story in Front of a Blue Background

A contemporary play based on MOLNÁR Ferenc’s The Glass Slipper

We are introduced into the everyday life of a small town. Jávor Pál’s voice quietly murmurs in the local Saint Feromon Radio, rain-water gathers in the pool of an ordinary guesthouse, the ordinary hookers, as part of a cultural research, discuss Lars von Trier films in the ordinary brothel, ordinary mayors are dismissed for ordinary reasons. Cats have nine lives, people – who knows how many? And who knows when will our wisdom dissolve in a nebula? Until then all we can do is laugh. Laugh at our mediocrity, at our secrets, at our curses. The chance-child is dreaming…