Who is 11811?

Why does he need saving?

”In the landmark science fiction film Metropolis, society has become divided into two worlds – the “masters” who live on the surface, and the “workers” who are given numbers instead of names, and who toil underground providing the energy that allows the masters to enjoy the luxury of their Pleasure Gardens.

Infatuated with a young woman, Freder, the son of the ruler of Metropolis, follows her to this underground world. A world of impossible machines and backbreaking 10-hour days. Here Freder saves a worker as he passes out from exhaustion at his machine. Freder offers to change places with the worker, and the men exchange clothes. As the worker is about to leave, Freder pulls the worker’s cap on his head. Sewn on the cap is the worker’s number…

Save 11811 produces entertainment for immersive theatre, film and live-streaming with a focus on music. Based in New York, our contributions include the award-winning Vox Lumiere series, Graphic Novels Live, @ The Drive-in and soundtracks for Academy Award Nominated documentaries.