Special Events / World premiere

Trouble Sleeping

  • Robert Rae /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2008 /
  • 102 mins

Hassan Naama, Alia Alzougbi, Waseem Uboaklain, Okan Yahsi, Robert Softely, Seham Ali, Fouad Cherif, Nihat Kaya / Fiction / English, Arabic

A fragile community is disrupted when secrets come to light.

Putting her old life in Palestine behind her, Halla has forged a successful career in Edinburgh. But when a figure from her past shows up unexpectedly, Halla must choose between old loyalties and new stability. This first feature from Edinburgh's Theatre Workshop – a company that collaborates with community groups to address the issues that affect them – burns with relevance. Rawedged, relevant, and crafted by passionate collective effort, it's inspiring, provocative stuff.

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