YMMV / Moscow - Petushki

  • Wangst: Played with, sort of. For the most part we're meant to laugh at Venichka's sense of bathos ("Oh, the ephemeral! Oh, that most helpless and shameful of times in the life of my people, the time from dawn until the liquor stores open up!"), but at the same time the work as a whole is deeply felt and moving.