Rejection

rejection posterInspired by the life of serial killer Ed Gein, which has been the stimulus for the creation of various murderous characters in literature and cinema, such as Norman Bates in Psycho, a Robert Bloch novel and, later on, film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, or Leatherface in the film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre by Tobe Hooper.

The story describes the relationship between a domineering mother and her son.

A mother, who did not allow her child to feel love from anyone than herself.

A child, whose only touch with the outside world, was through a small window.

A child, for whom the game and the other children's grin always remained inaccessible.

His deprived childhood turned him into a repulsive creature and his rejection by people was inevitable. His need for social contact led him to the murder and, finally, to the execution.

The story takes place in the world of the dead. How will the other souls treat him? Will they accept him or he'll be rejected by them too?

Acoustic guitars and bass, that sound in the heavy rhythm of the percussion. Sorrowful mandolins, a smiling piano and diverse voices, imitating characters, compose an atmospheric timbre. Three dancers embody the characters of the fairy tale, in natural yet eerie movement. The puppet show brings to life creatures from other worlds on the stage. Animation projections complete the recipe of a Dirty Granny fairy tale.

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