An engaging classroom playscript. Seeking shelter in a desolate graveyard, Mamo stumbles upon Dani, a fellow fugitive in the dangerous city of Addis Ababa. Both boys are desperately trying to outrun their past: Mamo has escaped the horrors of slavery while Dani has sacrificed a life of luxury by running away from his domineering father. Forced to live and work on a dumpsite in order to survive, just how long can they run before their pasts catch up with them?
Set in the squalor of an Ethiopian dumpsite, this adaptation of Elizabeth Laird's award-winning novel tells the story of two young boys' fight for survival.
Critically acclaimed adaptation of Elizabeth Laird's novel