Golden Bear and Crystal Globe Winners in the Hungarian Day | TIFF

Golden Bear and Crystal Globe Winners in the Hungarian Day

01.06.2017 10:54
Wednesday, June 7, eight new celebrated productions of Hungarian cinema will screen in Transilvania IFF’s Hungarian Day.

Ildikó Enyedi’s A teströl és a lélekröl / On Body and Soul, winner of 2017 Berlinale, wil be screened in the presence of actors Alexandra Borbély and Ervin Nagy and producer Andras Muhi at Cinema Florin Piersic. The film is an unconventional love story in which two introverts discover by accident that they have the same dream every nights.

Director Szabolcs Hajdu (Mirage, Bibliotheque Pascal) and actress Orsolya Török-Illyés vor will present Ernelláék Farkaséknál / It’s Not the Time of My Life, winner of the Crystal Globe in Karlovy Vary. The film was shot in the director’s Budapest apartment and includes friends and family members. 

Kristóf Deák’s Mindenki / Sing, this year’s Oscar-winning live action short, tells the real story of children subjected to harsh treatment in a school choir. Writer-Director Árpád Sopsits also drew inspiration from a real life in A Martfui Rem / Strangled (2016), which lays bare the injustice committed by a judge.

Five North American musicians go round the world searching for the roots in Csaba Bereczki’s Soul Exodus, winner of the 2017 Hungarian Film Awards for documentary. Az Állampolgár / The Citizen (2016), by celebrated director Roland Vranik, tells the story of a refugee ready to de anything to become a model Hungarian citizen, while Attila Gigor’s Well / Kut (2016) brings together at a gas station six characters whose time together is about to change their lives. 

The Hungarian Day will conclude with an indie folk concert by Târgu Mureș band Moonfellas at 9:30 in the courtyard of the Art Museum.

Organized with support from Hungarian Film Fund and of the Balassi Institute in Bucharest.