This a remarkable documentary about the world famous Austrian artist, Gottfried Helnwein, and his contentious role as Production Designer for the never before seen opera The Child Dreams in Tel Aviv 2010.
The Child Dreams was written by Israel’s most famous playwright the late Hanoch Levin. The opera portrays the hopes and dreams of children in search of freedom and peace. For Helnwein, the child has always been the symbol of innocence and innocence betrayed.
This documentary follows the creative production process of the opera and Helnweins fight to preserve the opera’s integrity.
Picture format DVD: NTSC 16:9
Sound format DVD: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English (original language), German, French
Booklet notes: English
Running time: 72 mins documentary, 10 mins bonus
German FSK: 12