When renowned film director Péter Gárdos wrote the story, he intended it as a film script, but eventually he made it into a novel. “Fever at Dawn,” the love story of two Holocaust survivors―the author’s parents―has ever since sold in more than 20 territories.
What would happen if, in our modern secularized society, our narratives of death and life regained the gravity of a previous age? Borbély draws upon an ever-present and yet undefined genre: that of the female conversational narrative as it has appeared for decades in the popular press and lately in Internet chatrooms.
"My name is Alina Moldova. I come from Eastern Europe (...)
I have amalgam fillings in my teeth, in my heart I carry an inherited dread. When I speak English, no one understands me, when I speak French, no one understands me, It is only the language of fear that I speak without an accent."
World Theatre Day, which this year will be officially celebrated on
Sunday March 27th, is to be marked in Budapest one day in advance by a
performance due to be broadcast at 20:04 hrs on Hungarian Radio 1 of an
extract from a new piece based on real and imaginary writings by Kafka
that is taking shape under the
overall guidance of its original conceiver, Tibor Szemző.