Once standing 500 stories high, Los Verticalés is now collapsed into a massive pile of rubble called The Heap, where volunteers have created their own ad hoc society of Dig Hands, removing trash, debris and bodies from the vast site.
Orville Anders’ brother–a radio DJ–has miraculously survived and is broadcasting from inside The Heap. The brothers’ nightly conversations are a rating bonanza but Orville is cut off when he refuses to cooperate with corporate sponsors. The next night he hears “Orville” on the radio and determines to uncover the corruption at the core of their enterprise.
It’s a strange, eerily familiar world that offers a stark perspective on our social isolation, consumerism, class and community.