Written by Ben Kalman, Directed by Stéfan Cédilot
Starring: Patrick Rogers as Sid Vicious, Kathleen Aubert as Nancy Spungen, Shane Adamczak as Johnny Rotten, and Charles Mayer as Malcolm McLaren
sex. drugs. punk. rock. music. tuinal. heroin. alcohol. vitriol. hatred. disgust. self-loathing. anger. violence. murder. sid. nancy. johnny. malcolm. vicious. circles.
Winner of the 2012 Montreal Fringe festival’s Next Stage Award, Vicious Circles is a meta-euphoric and surrealist-psychedelic tale about icon of punk and bassist of the Sex Pistols, Sid Vicious, and the tug of war for his life between his band mate, Johnny Rotten, his manager, Malcolm McLaren, and his girlfriend, ‘Nauseating’ Nancy Spungen, at New York’s Chelsea Hotel.
Original video footage/edit by Ryan Stick of SESSON XERO. Used with permission.