The theatre "Volksbühne" in Berlin is in a turmoil. The approaching change of the artistic director has provoked a theatre controversy. Amidst this dispute, the director Herbert Fritsch stages "Pfusch", his last play not based on original text material at the theatre which he calls his artistic home. With his famous ensemble, Fritsch has to ﬁnd out once again what modern theatre signiﬁes for him – and the date of the premiere comes alarmingly close.
Source: Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2020