feature, HD, 89 minutes
PREMIER (HUNGARY): 2011.
The 1956 Revolution has fallen. Terror reigns. Appointed by the Soviets, the new prime minister – a very paranoid János Kádár – orders that each and every National Security officer’s loyalty be tested according to new and rigorous directives.
JUNG (30) is a super-ambitious cultural NS officer living undercover as a private teacher. Jung’s apartment acts as a safe house where he meets agents and informants on a regular basis. Jung’s task is to gather information and forward it to his superiors.
MARKÓ (50) is Jung’s immediate superior, and also his only friend. Now, Markó, a war hero and a legend amongst the officers, is ordered to monitor Jung’s apartment and activities for a day to test his friend’s loyalty to the new regime.
What sets out as routine surveillance takes a wild turn when Markó uncovers disturbing secrets in Jung’s life; secrets that can easily destroy the careers of both men.
2012 - Hungarian Film Festival in Los Angeles:
Best Actress: Gabriella Hámori
Best Actor: János Kulka
|Zsolt Tóth||Director of photography|
|Unio Film||Production company|
|János Kulka, Zsolt Nagy, Gabriella Hámori, Péter Scherer||Cast|
|New York Gotham Screen IFF - 2012||Gabriella Hámori - Best Actress|
|Chicago International Film Festival - 2012||Gold Hugo New Directors|
|Liege Policier - 2013||Gabriella Hámori - Best Actress|
|New York Gotham Screen IFF - 2012||János Kulka - Best Actor|
|Luxembourg CinÉast - 2012||(in competition)|
|Valladolid International Film Festival - 2012||(in competition)|
|Arras L'Autre Cinema - 2012||(in competition)|
|Essonne CINESSONNE - 2012|
|Segovia MUCES - 2012|
|Chennai International Film Festival - 2012|
|Portland International Film Festival - 2013|
|San Jose Cinequest - 2013||(in competition)|
|Porto FANTASPORTO - 2013||(in competition)|
|Cleveland International Film Festival - 2013||(in competition)|
|Cluj-Napoca Transilvania - 2013|
|Lagów International Film Festival - 2013|
|Várna Love is Folly International Film Festival - 2013|
|Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - 2012||(in competition)|
|Palic International Film Festival - 2012|
|Montreal The World Film Festival - 2012|
|Haifa International Film Festival - 2012|
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