The Wednesday Child
(Szerdai gyerek)

feature, HD, 94 minutes

co-produced with: Germany
drama coming-of-age

PREMIER (HUNGARY): 2015. 3.

You were born on a Wednesday, and Wednesday’s children can make it anywhere they really want to - these were the last lines Maja had got from her mother before she abandoned her as a child.

Maja is now 19. She tries to fulfll this premise and achive her greatest goal: getting custody of her own 4-year-old son - despite her self-destructive tendencies. Her struggles lead her to an unexpected opportunity and, suddenly, into an erratic love triangle.

Creators

Lili Horvát Director
Lili Horvát Screenplay
Róbert Maly Director of photography
Dani Szabó Editor
Gábor Presser Music
Károly Fehér Producer
Henning Kamm, Ági Pataki Co-producer
Popfilm, Detailfilm (DE), Filmpartners Production company
Vecsei Kinga, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Antal Zsolt Cast

Awards

Calcutta International Film Festival - 2015 Golden Royal Bengal Tiger Award
Trieste Film Festival - 2016 Trieste Award - Best Feature Film
Mons International Love Film Festival - 2016 Young European Filmmakers Jury Grand Prix
Rouen A l'Est, du nouveau - 2016 Special Mention
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - 2015 East of the West Award East of the West
Cottbus FilmFestival - 2015 Best Director Prize
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - 2015 FEDEORA Jury Award

Festivals

Goa International Film Festival of India - 2015
Athens PANORAMA - 2015
Tbilisi International Film Festival - 2015
Angers Premiers Plans - 2016 (in competition)
Belgrade International Film Festival - 2016 (in competition)
Porto FANTASPORTO - 2016
Sofia International Film Festival - 2016
Minneapolis St. Paul  International Film Festival - 2016
Wiesbaden GoEast Film Festival - 2016
Cluj-Napoca Transilvania - 2016
Vlissingen Film by the Sea - 2015 (in competition)
Haifa International Film Festival - 2015
Stockholm International Film Festival - 2015 (in competition)
Valladolid International Film Festival - 2015 (in competition)
Segovia MUCES - 2015
Cairo International Film Festival - 2015 (in competition)
Zurich Film Festival - 2017

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