An epic drama re-creating the historic struggle surrounding the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. At the center of these events are two young, American friends—one Jewish, the other Arab. The film is told from the alternating viewpoints of the Jews, Arabs and Brits.
The Soares are a bourgeois couple, living in a good neighbourhood of Lisbon, but João, their son, is not integrating well in that pattern. He attends more political meetings than classes at the Faculty of Economy, and gets a job but that’s short lived because his female boss makes him her lover.
O Outro Teatro proposes a look on the independent theatre manifestations set out by the pioneer gesture of the Experimental Theatre of Oporto with António Pedro. An utilitarian object in the service of the independent theatres’ struggle.