Ewald Stanislas Krieg and his two friends Elivira Lopez and Broccoli have a desire to make it big in the movie business. Ewald was rejected by an acting school where he met Broccoli who is the self proclaimed Chairman for the Association for Geniuses, having been pronounced a wunderkind at the age of six while playing the violin in the family living room. Broccoli leads Ewald and Elvira around Amsterdam, very certain of what will work to get them worldwide recognition entitled Operation Marlon Brando.
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Uitgeverij XL, Den Haag 1998
Nijgh & Van Ditmar, Amsterdam 2002
Wolters-Noordhoff, Groningen 2003
Nijgh & Van Ditmar, Amsterdam 2005
Nijgh & Van Ditmar, Amsterdam 2008
Dwarsligger, Heerenveen 2012
Nijgh & Van Ditmar, Amsterdam 2014
Left: Arnon Grunberg made a script for the stage version of Figuranten. It premiered in Leiden on the 13th of February 1999.