Set in Paris in the 1960s, Monsieur Ibrahim And The Flowers Of The Qur’an tells the story of Moses, a 13-year-old Jewish boy living in the shadow of his repressive father. When he starts to steal from the wise old shopkeeper Monsieur Ibrahim, a Sufi Muslim, the two of them embark on a joyful cross-cultural friendship and a journey that will change their lives for ever…

Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt’s novella was originally written in French. It has been translated and adapted by Patrica Benecke and Patrick Driver. Benecke also directs.

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