The Whiskey Bandit
(A Viszkis)

2017, feature, HD, color, 126 minutes

action crime

PREMIER (HUNGARY): 2017. 23.

Between 1993 and 1999, one man robbed 29 financial institutions in Budapest. Banks, post offices and even travel agencies fell victim to his crime spree. The police had no leads and no hope of finding him during his six-year stint. The only clue left behind at the crime scenes was the distinct aroma of whiskey. The media christened him the “Whiskey Bandit”. Never physically harming anyone, many began to eagerly follow his escapades through the media. A Transylvanian immigrant, who also happened to be a goalie for one of the city's largest hockey teams, named Attila Ambrus, was finally identified as the “Whiskey Bandit”. The police had finally captured him... or so they thought.


Nimród Antal Director
Nimród Antal Screenplay
Péter Szatmári Director of photography
Zoltán Kovács Editor
Yonderboi Music
Balázs Hujber Visual design
Tamás Hutlassa Producer
Film Force Team Production company
Bence Szalay, Piroska Móga, Zoltán Schneider, Viktor Klem, György Gazsó Cast


Hungarian Film Awards - 2018 Zoltán Kovács - Best Editor
Hungarian Film Awards - 2018 Gábor Balázs - Best Sound Editor
Liege Policier - 2018 „Coup de Coeur” Jury Prize
Liege Policier - 2018 Young Jury Prize


Chicago International Film Festival - 2017
Warsaw International Film Festival - 2017
Minneapolis St. Paul  International Film Festival - 2018
Vienna Let s CEE Film Festival - 2018
Tehran FAJR International Film Festival - 2018
Ghent Flanders International Film Festival -
Silver Spring AFI EU Film Showcase - 2018
European Union Film Festival - 2018
Pune International Film Festival - 2019
Cottbus FilmFestival - 2019

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