Mariano Pensotti / Grupo Marea

Los Años / The Years


Spanish / 

A young man ends up making a documentary film about a little boy in a poor quarter of Buenos Aires. This social portrait successfully provides the starting point of a career to which he will return 30 years later. He revisits locations and people from that time and attempts to reactivate relationships. Mariano Pensotti shows both actions simultaneously in two adjacent spaces. By doing so, he tells the story of a man through two different sections of his life in direct comparison. His wife, his daughter and his friends age along with him – but, of course, so do his dreams and visions. Ideas and ambitions on one side, projects and disillusionment on the other. 2021 vs. 2051. As the narrative is not historical but projected into the future, its play- ing with time is often strangely comic, but also tragically sad. “Los Años” shows our present as our future past. Not a pretty sight. Following the HAU commission “Arde brillante en los bosques de la noche,” HAU once again presents a co-production with the author and director Pensotti.


Director, Text: Mariano Pensotti / With: Bernardo Arias Porras, Mara Bestelli, Paco Gorriz, Bárbara Masso, Marcelo Subiotto, Diego Vainer / Production: Grupo Marea / Set Design, Costume: Mariana Tirantte / Artistic Production: Florencia Wasser / Music: Diego Vainer / Light: David Seldes / Video: Martín Borini / Stage Assistant: Juan Reato / Dramaturgy: Aljoscha Begrich / Dramaturgy Münchner Kammerspiele: Martín Valdés-Stauber / Surtitles: PANTHEA (Eva Salom) / Surtitles German translation: Svenja Becker, Miriam Denger / Surtitles English translation: Ian Barnett


  • Past
    Fri 1.10.2021, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sat 2.10.2021, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sun 3.10.2021, 17:00 / HAU1


Koproduktion: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Ruhrtriennale, Münchner Kammerspiele, Mousonturm Frankfurt, Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires. Übernahme aus dem Programm der Ruhrtriennale 2020. Supported by: Goethe Institut


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