Tall Tales (Apró mesék)

(2019, feature, color, 112 minutes, DolbyDigital)
history, thriller, romance

1945, Hungary. Shortly after the end of World War II, when chaos and insecurity reign supreme in the country, a con man tries to take advantage of such confused times. Forced to flee Budapest, he's given shelter in the woods by a mysterious woman and his son. Still trying to confront his demons, he soon finds himself in a passionate love affair with the woman whose husband is about to return home from the front.

Awards

Hungarian Film Awards - 2020

Best Music Attila Pacsay

Best Music Gergely Parádi

Best Make Up and Hair Ernella Hortobágyi

Best Make Up and Hair Mariann Hufnágel

Várna Love is Folly International Film Festival - 2020

Special Jury Award

Parma Music Film Festival - 2020

Violetta d Oro - Main Prize

Best Film’s Violetta d’Argento

Balkan Panorama Film Festival - 2020

Main Prize

San Jose Cinequest - 2020

Global Vision Award

Berlin South East European Film Festival (SEEFF) - 2021

Best Feature Film

Best Actress Vica Kerekes

Best Director Attila Szász

Best Script Norbert Köbli

Avanca Film Festival - 2021

Best Screenplay Norbert Köbli

Special Mention

National premiere:
14/03/2019