Letters from a Troubled Past

Author(s):

Torn Apart by War is the compelling true story about two people whose lives were turned upside-down by war and misunderstanding. If things had gone according to plan, everything would have been so different. The drama takes place against the backdrop of the Greek island of Rhodes. Letters of Loss and Refuge In 2009 Rudolf Schwab’s letters were discovered by his grandson Daniel, in a forgotten trunk in the garage of the family home. We are taken on a powerful and poignant journey of insight into Rudolf's struggles as a refugee, his displacement, loss of family, reconnection with those who survived and his surprising relationship with his German friend, Karl, a war-wounded Nazi.
Format: Drama in two acts
Cast Size: 5M,2W
Character breakdown

Torn Apart by War
Cast:
Salvatore
Raoul
Moise
Becky
Connie

Letters of Loss and Refuge
Cast:
Daniel/Rudolf
Max/Siegfried
Hans/Carl
Martha/Rose/Seppel
Alice

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production: Jewish International Film Festival
Original Source Material: The life experiences of the author's father
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Production Rights Holder:

Moira Blumenthal Productions and Shalom

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