February 26 2019

Freud's Lost Lecture Deborah Levy

Written by Deborah Levy
Directed by Jane Thorburn

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Levy imagines a lost lecture written by Sigmund Freud , the founder of psychoanalysis. It investigate a hysterical woman dancing through time, snow leopards lapping milk in the kitchen of Freud’s last house, and a journey under the ground on a ghost train.
The images, created by Thorburn, place the dancing woman in natural and totally man-made scenarios. Creatures are reconstructed from their basic elements in the way you might recognise them from dreams.

© Levy/Thorburn

United Kingdom

Deborah Levy


Deborah Levy is a novelist and playwright. The author of six works of literature and two works of memoir, Things I Don’t Want to Know, and The Cost of Living, she was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for her novels, Swimming Home and Hot Milk. Her plays have been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her acclaimed dramatizations of...