feature, 35mm, 91 minutes, 1:1.85


After the arrival of a mysterious pilgrim at a bookshop renowned for its rare works, the shop is mysteriously and completely filled with copies of a book entitled '1'. The strange almanac does not seem to have an author or a publisher and it describes what happens to the whole of humanity in the space of a minute. A police investigation begins and the bookshop staff are placed in solitary confinement by the Bureau for Paranormal Research (RDI Reality Defence Institute). The leader of the investigation is Phil Pitch, who has a reputation for uncovering fraudulent acts of the paranormal.

Based on Stanislaw Lem's One Human Minute


Pater Sparrow Director
Pater Sparrow, Judit Góczán Screenplay
Máté Widamon Tóth Director of photography
Wanda Kiss Editor
Dávid Szesztay, Spaso, Dom Music
Ferenc Császár Sound
Erika Gadus Costumes
Zoltán Kamondi Producer
Attila Csáky Co-producer
Honeymood Ltd. Production company
Zoltán Mucsi, László Sinkó, Vica Kerekes, Pál Mácsai, Zoltán Balázs, Krzysztof Rogacewicz, Balázs Czukor, Máté Haumann, Krisztina Bíró Cast


Budapest Hungarian Film Week - 2009 Best Cinematography
Granada Young Filmmmaker Festival - 2009 Audience Prize
Malaga Fancine - 2010 Best Director
Montevideo Fantastico - 2011 Special Mention
Prague Fresh Film Fest - 2010 Audience Award
Săo Paulo Cinefantasy - 2010 Best Sci-fi Feature
Porto FANTASPORTO - 2010 Best Director
Budapest Hungarian Film Week - 2009 Best Producer
Budapest Hungarian Film Week - 2009 Best Visual Design
Budapest Hungarian Film Week - 2009 Best Editor
Porto FANTASPORTO - 2010 Best Actor


Sitges International Film Festival - 2009 (in competition)
Oslo International Film Festival - 2009
Trieste Science+Fiction Film Festival - 2009 (in competition)
Brussels EuroCine 27 - 2010
Liege Policier - 2010 (in competition)
Montreal FanTasia - 2010
Athens International Sci-fi & Fantasy Film Festival - 2010 (in competition)
Bradford International Film Festival - 2010
Ourense International Independent Film Festival - 2010
Göteborg International Film Festival - 2010
London Sci-Fi-London - 2010
Brussels BIFFF - 2010 (in competition)
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth - 2011

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