Tartuffe from Moliere’s comedy of the same name from 1664 is an iconic character in world drama. He has become a byword of a cunning deceiver who skillfully takes advantage of the weaknesses of others. The director Igor Vuk Torbica uses motifs, types and situations embedded in the classic play and interprets their manifestation in the present. Through the story of intricate relationships in a modern family, the theme of social hypocrisy unfolds.
Igor Vuk Torbica was among the brightest new figures on the Balkan scene. Born in 1987 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the young director drew the attention of professionals and audiences with his first performances in various theaters in Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia. His original author’s version on Moliere’s classic comedy has won him numerous national theater awards and in 2019 he was selected by the BITEF festival, where he also won an audience award. Igor Vuk Torbitsa’s life ended tragically in June 2020, when he was only 33 years old.
In Serbian with Bulgarian and English surtitles.