The Child Dreams [הילד חולם]

Author(s): Hanoch Levin
A play in four parts. The life of a sleeping boy is disrupted when his home is invaded and his father is brutally murdered. He and his mother become fleeing refugees. In the final scene of the drama, the boy arrives in the land of dead children. While the play is not specifically set during the Holocaust, its imagery is clearly connected to its horrors.
Format: Allegorical drama
Notes:

In 1994, The Dreaming Child was adapted as a television film by noted Israeli director Ram Loevy. For additional information see, www.hanochlevin.com

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Nationality of Author: Israeli
Original Language: Hebrew

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