Pop idols, market folk, kidnappers, bomb maniacs, a billionaire tycoon—kaleidoscopic characters of a restless and ever-changing Hong Kong.
Award-winning Hong Kong author Chan Ho-Kei’s classic crime fiction novel The Borrowed is brought to spellbinding life by Zuni Icosahedron in 13·67. Embark on a gripping journey that starts with retiring ace detective Kwan Chun-dok’s final case and travel back in time from 2013 to 1967, uncovering the significant mysteries of his impressive career spanning five decades. Detective Kwan’s investigative prowess and uncanny deductive skills are put to the test as he expertly unravels each intricate case, letting the truth come to light.
Mathias Woo, co-Artistic Director of Zuni Icosahedron, skilfully adapts and directs this atmospheric thriller that brings audiences on a gripping journey through iconic events in Hong Kong’s history. Relive memorable moments as the story unfolds against a dynamic backdrop of Hong Kong’s striking social and political landscapes which are meticulously and lovingly conjured through multimedia stagecraft featuring evocative visuals and popular music through the decades.
Ⓒ Chan Ho-Kei With authorisation from Crown Culture Corporation.