Set in a present-day unspecified country in South Asia, Footfall
explores a debated aspect of multinational companies engaged in
global trading - the continuing plight of poor workers employed
by their suppliers; an issue that has recently come to international
notice following a series of industrial accidents.
Laced with black comedy this play explores the aftermath of an
accidental fire that destroys a shoe factory resulting in the death
of over five hundred workers, including women and children. In
the socio-political uproar that follows, four important players in
the game emerge: a small time political strongman whose factory
has burnt down and who is now on the run to escape the law, his
erstwhile godfather who is an ambitious politician, a senior agent
of a multinational company and a rich businessman.
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