This is a tale of how one family survived the horrifying dictatorship in Argentina. Spanning across four decades come watch this ordeal of endurance and a story of how just a small glimmer hope is enough.
Why Watch Autoreverse
When Malena returns from a trip to her native home of South America with a box of cassette tapes, she is faced with a choice; to reminisce the pains of a bygone era or to bury them forever. Sitting alone in her apartment in London, now in her forties, she decides to take the courageous step and listen to the harrowing ordeal her family had to go through to escape the political unrest in Argentina. A poignant work by Argentine artist, Florencia Cordeu, Autoreverse is a show that showcases how memory can be extremely fragile.
Catch this moving performance at the Battersea Arts Center, London and watch this heartbreaking tale of how one family chose to abandon everything they had to ensure the survival of the next generation. Directed by the brilliant Omar Elerian, Autoreverse shows the adversities faced by people that are subject to evils and how their helplessness can lead them to take extreme decisions in an instant. Florencia Cordeu’s portrayal of Malena is surreal and gives the audience a glimpse into what it is like to survive such agony.
Adult audiences | Dance fans
Know Before You Go
Approximately 1hr 20mins
The production is recommended for audiences aged 12+
Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at The Royal Court has a seating capacity of 85
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly
Strict Cancellation Policy
This ticket cannot be canceled or refunded.
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