SLOVAKIA / 2019
Valeria Schulczová, Roman Olekšák – The Island
The play was proposed by Slovak National Drama Theatre / Slovakia for the ETC Drama Committee
The Island used to flourish with life, but nowadays only four native inhabitants live there. It is a family, which consists of a man, daughter, son, and neighbor - the Loner. During the storyline, the secret of the dark history is completely revealed. The island had been evacuated and they stayed there illegally. The sea level is alarmingly rising every year, so the government decided to move all the inhabitants to coast. At least that is what they think until the arrival of a couple – Man and woman. Part psychological drama, part criminal story, the play does not lose its magical, mythological elements.
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