The audience will have the chance to see the famous actress in the special screening of Szerelem/ Love, directed by Károly Makk, the film which brought her a Special Mention at Cannes in 1971. Mari Törőcsik plays the role of Luca, the wife of a political prisoner, who is trying to hide from her mothe-in-law the truth that the old woman's son has been arrested by Stalinist authorities.
Mari Törőcsik starred in more than 120 movies, creating long-lasting characters which brought her numerous awards and the love of her audience. She made her debut in 1955 with Merry-Go-Round directed by Zoltán Fábri, and very soon she was given important roles in films such as: Holdudvar/ Binding Ties (d. Márta Mészáros, 1968), Elektra/ Elektreia (d. Miklós Jancsó, 1974), Macskajáték/ Cat’s Play (d. Károly Makk, 1972), Szamárköhögés/ Whooping Cough (d. Péter Gárdos, 1986) or Szerencsés Dániel/ Daniel Takes a Train, directed by Pál Sándor. In 1990, she played in Music Box, the thriller directed by Costa-Gavras.
Mari Törőcsik played unforgettable roles in her husband's films, director Gyula Maár. For one of them, Déryné hol van?/ Mrs. Déry, Where Are You?, she was awarded Best Actress at Cannes, in 1976. A complete recollection of Mari Törőcsik's experiences at Cannes was gathered by Gyula Maár in his documentary, Töröcsik Mari Cannes-ban (1997).