: Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) (): Bernard-Marie Koltes: Books. Roberto Zucco by Bernard-Marie Koltès is English Theatre Leipzig’s 5th production. It features our biggest cast yet and uniquely and in the spirit of our. Roberto Succo was an Italian serial killer who committed several murders and other violent In , Bernard-Marie Koltès wrote a play (Roberto Zucco) loosely based on Succo’s life and crimes. French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a.

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While serving his sentence, he was a model prisoner who studied geology at the University of Parma.

On the stage, they’ll present this desperate attempt at identification, which shines a light on what makes the human. The text concerns itself with a charismatic serial murderer – a young lost soul who philosophically seduces his prey, driven by forces he can not control. French police officers criticized the film for allegedly glorifying Succo.

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Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) Bernard-Marie Koltes: Methuen Drama

How could it condemn what it has given birth to, adrift mothers and melancholic detectives, virginal big sisters or zuccp for brothers? He hid their bodies in the bathtub covered in water and lime to delay the discovery of the murders and fled with his father’s service pistol. The text is encapsulated by C.

Retrieved 23 October The play develops through fifteen chronologically connected scenes. On the basis of the murders of his mother, the inspector and the boy, we can recognize a symbolic process that finally kolte Zucco to suicide: The second guard tries to grasp the difference between reality and the idea – how an infernal thought can turn into an action.

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Views Read Rogerto View history. A murderer without a motive, he decimated his own family, killed innocent citizens, and executed policemen.

Wish to recieve the programme and news from Mini teater? On March 1,in the course of an escape attempt, he fell from the roof of the Treviso prison. His plays, such as Quay WestRobeeto of the Blacks and the DogsSalingerNight Just Before the Foreststranslated and performed throughout the world, remain, by their violence and intensity, perfectly modern.

He ultimately surrenders to those forces, albeit hesitantly, as if he had been chosen to act rlberto them by some cosmic instinct. Retrieved from ” https: Two prison guards in the prison from which Zucco will later escape talk about how the idea of murder is born and how it then becomes an actual deed. Enter your e-mail address: Premiere in Mini teater: They are all complex and meaningful representatives of the violent capitalist society in deep crisis.

Crime and Media in Contemporary France. The last play of a prolific career, it obeys the same ideals of robeerto and liberty the writer defended throughout his life.

Around them, society growls and rumbles, even though it has shown itself to be incapable of containing the violence it creates. With him, they created the T’chang’G!

French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a non-fiction account of Succo’s crimes that appeared as Je te tue. Between the two arrests, during the time he was on the run, he had killed his mother, raped a teenager, killed a police inspector and took a boy as a hostage only to kill him at the end.


The motivation for his criminal acts is open to interpretation of the reader or the viewer. Slovenian translations are available at the hostess.

Part of the programme was created with support by: He committed suicide in his cell in Vicenzain the “San Pius X” prison on May 23,suffocating himself with a plastic bag. The programme and operation of Mini teater is co-financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ljubljana’s Department of Culture. On 28 February he was caught in Mestre[1] his hometown. So Zucco destroys, without any further excuse. He does not want to be noticed, he wishes to be transparent, never aspiring to the role a hero.

It is difficult to draw the line between illusion and reality. By using this site, you agree to the Terms zjcco Use and Privacy Policy. It is difficult, almost impossible to identify any events in his robertk that could give a structure of the psychological basis to the character.

Roberto Zucco

After serving five years of his sentence, on May 15, while on freedom privileges, Succo escaped from the psychiatric hospital. In France, he killed robero women, a physician, and two police officers. Roberto Zucco is the only one with a real name and he fears he would forget it.