: 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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He does not want to be noticed, he wishes to rlberto transparent, never aspiring to the role a hero. French police officers criticized the film for allegedly glorifying Succo.

Roberto Succo – Wikipedia

The motivation for his criminal acts is open to interpretation of the reader or the viewer. Enter your e-mail address: Their arc towards death is accelerated and irrevocable, as their bodies present a threat to others.

Premiere in Zucxo teater: He committed suicide in his cell in Vicenzain the “San Pius Zufco prison on May 23,suffocating himself with a plastic bag. While serving his sentence, he was a model prisoner who studied geology at the University of Parma. He evaded police and escaped to France by rail, using fake documents and changing his surname to “Kurt”.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Her rage will lead her to lose herself for him in a place with the fateful name of Little Chicago.

He then fled from Mestre, [1] but an investigation into the murders of the Succo couple immediately connected them to the son, who was arrested two days later at the exit of a pizzeria in San Pietro al Natisonenot far from the with Yugoslaviaafter he had briefly returned to the crime scene. French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a non-fiction account of Succo’s crimes that appeared as Je te tue.


Each of them describes an action or a place of action, with the scenes making reference to mythological figures, for instance Delilah or Ophelia.

ROBERTO ZUCCO / Prologue, About Theatre

So Zucco destroys, without any further excuse. A murderer without a motive, he decimated his own family, killed innocent citizens, and executed policemen. The play develops through fifteen chronologically connected scenes. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 23 October There are thirty characters in the play and they all have generic names such as Girl, Sister, Brother, Father etc.

MestreVeniceItaly. Roberto Succo April 3, in Mestre — May 23, in Vicenza was an Kolte serial killer who committed several murders and other violent crimes mostly in Italy and France in the s.

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

Not only Roberto Zucco, other characters are similarly evasive when it comes to psychological interpretation. On March 1,in the course of an escape attempt, he fell from the roof kolltes the Treviso prison. His thoughts contradict his actions; his whole personality exists as a kind of a double. His plays, such as Quay WestStruggle of the Blacks and the DogsSalingerNight Just Before the Foreststranslated and performed throughout the world, remain, by their violence and intensity, perfectly modern.

Part of the programme was created with support by: Roberto Zucco is the only one with a real name and he fears he would forget it. On the stage, they’ll present this desperate attempt at identification, which shines a light on what makes the human. Objectivity is rroberto to a serious test. 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.


Roberto Succo

Registered users login here. Inside the mind of a killer”.

It is difficult to draw the line between illusion and reality. In France, he killed two women, a physician, and two police officers. It is difficult, almost impossible to identify any events in his life that could give a structure of the psychological basis to the character.

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With him, they created the T’chang’G! 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. On 28 February he was caught in Mestre[1] his hometown.

On 9 April he fatally stabbed his mother Maria 32 times, and his father, a police officerwho had refused to lend him their car.

The second guard robefto to grasp the difference between reality and the idea – how an infernal thought can turn into an action. The last play of a prolific career, it obeys the same ideals of rebellion and liberty the writer defended throughout his life. Crime and Media in Contemporary France.

Retrieved from ” https: Slovenian translations are available at the hostess.