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An intellectual escapes the security and wealth of his Budapest life and heads for the dream land of Portugal. He stops in a remote poverty-stricken village where he refuses to become part of the community. He seduces the inn-keeper's daughter with his alluring sadness, but is pursued by his wealthy wife.
This version is from a literal translation by Katalin Trencsényi and is part of the National Theatre's Channels (Hungary) season of rehearsed readings, initiated by the NT Studio and performed in the Cottesloe Theatre.