‘The important thing is to pull yourself up by your own hair. To turn yourself inside out and see the whole world with fresh eyes’ - Marat
In this powerful and savage play the inmates of the French asylum of Charenton, under the direction of the Marquis de Sade, perform The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat. Meanwhile the asylum owner invites sponsors to witness his patriotic version of the play, but de Sade and the inmates have a different plan – resulting in an unrelenting portrayal of the class struggle and of human suffering.
Left with the fire of revolution in our hearts and the drumming of change in our heads the question is: does true revolution come from changing society or from change within ourselves?