The performance “Letter to a Child” based on the book “Letter to a Child never Born” by Oriana Fallaci, published 1975, in a new look…all that is happening today.
WHEN: 9th and 10th December 21.00
WHERE: Studio OXO NOU, Ag. Kyriakis 29, Chalepa – Chania
Tel: 28210 45585
Direction: Manos Petousis
Text: Maro Bourdakou
Playing: Zeta Douka
Music: Giorgos Christianakis
Production : Dinos Lelos
Duration: 76 minutes without break
Bookings € 13 euro
General Entrance at the door € 15 €
Students, unemployed € 13
Information – Reservations: 2310257218, 6986713300
About Oriana Fallaci and her book “Letter to a Child Never Born”:
The book was quickly translated and sold in twenty-seven countries, becoming an extraordinary world success. It is the tragic monologue of a woman speaking with the child she carries in her womb. This letter confronts the theme of abortion, and the meaning of life, by asking difficult questions: Is it fair to impose life even if it means suffering? Would it be better not to be born at all? Letter to a Child Never Born touches on the real meaning of being a woman: the power to give life or not.
Oriana Fallaci was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer. She became famous all over the world for her coverage of war and revolution, and her interviews with many world leaders during the 1960s, 1970 and 1980s.
In the early 70s she also interviewed Alexandros Panagoulis (who she had a relationship with),who was heavily tortured and imprisoned for his assassination attempt on dictator and ex-Colonel Georgios Papadopoulos.
Panagoulis died in 1976 under controversial circumstances, in a road accident. Ariana Fallaci maintained that Panagoulis was assassinated by remnants of the Greek Military Junta.
Her book “Un Uomo” (“A Man”) was inspired by his life.