Los secuestradores del lago Chiemsee

03 February 2023
04 February 2023

Los secuestradores del lago Chiemsee is a black comedy by Alberto Iglesias, directed by Uruguayan-born Spanish director Mario Gas, about the economic crisis and despair. The cast – Juan Calot, Vicky Peña, Manuel Galiana, Gloria Muñoz, Helio Pedregal and Alberto Iglesias – take the audience back to Spain in 2010.

In the aftermath of the Great Recession (2008), the Spanish property bubble burst, many businesses and banks went bankrupt, and many people lost their savings. The characters in this play are not ready to sit back and watch the collapse around them. Instead, they are planning a kidnapping that will help them get back what belongs to them.