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Festival in Media
Section: Country In Focus - Hungary
Country: Hungary 
Year: 2017

 

1945

B&W/91 minutes

Director: Ferenc Török. Screenplay: Gábor T. Szántó & Ferenc Török. Cinematographer: Elemér Ragályi. Editing: Béla Barsi. Music: Tibor Szemző. Cast: Péter Rudolf, Bence Tasnádi, Tamás Szabó Kimmel, Dóra Sztarenki, Ági Szirtes, József Szarvas, Eszter Nagy-Kálózy, Iván Angelus.

On a sweltering August day in 1945, villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk's son. Meanwhile, two Orthodox Jews arrive at the village train station with mysterious boxes labeled "fragrances." The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of the village's deported Jews and expects them to demand their unjustly acquired property back, originally lost during the second World War.

Production:
Katapult Film
World sales:
HNFF

Ferenc Török

Born in 1971 in Budapest. Honoured with Pro Cultura Urbis awarded by the City of Budapest, 2005. Member of the European Film Academy since 2007.
Honored with Balázs Béla Award, a state recognition for outstanding achievement in filmmaking, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filmography:

1999 Tranzit
2001 Moscow Square
2004 Eastern Sugar
2005 A Pál utcai fiúk (TV Movie)
2007 Overnight
2009 Koccanás (TV Movie)
2010 Apacsok (TV Movie)
2011 Isztambul
2012 Magyarország 2011
2013 Brigád (Short)
2014 No Man's Island
2017 1945