Variations
(Variációk)

short, digital, 28 minutes

PREMIER (HUNGARY): 2009.

Variations on relationships in a New Year’s Day atmosphere set in a huge and rundown 1980s style hotel awaiting demolition by Lake Balaton, Hungary.

Three women and five men – in various ways.
Diploma film

Creators

Viktória Balogh Costumes
Krisztina Esztergályos Screenplay
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter Editor
Dénes Orosz Story editor
Krisztina Esztergályos Director
Rudolf Péter Kiss Director of photography
Nóra Kovács Art director
Tamás Faix Production manager
Nóra Kovács Visual design
Miklós Bosnyák, Gábor Garami Producer
University of Drama and Film, Budapest, Cinema-Film Production company
András Bálint, Kati Takács, Patrícia Kovács, Ferenc Elek, Eszter Balla, Máté Haumann, Tamás Szabó Kimmel, Bálint Boros Cast

Awards

Trieste Film Festival - 2010 Best Short Film
Targu-Mures AlterNative - 2009 Sándor Simó Award
Locarno International Film Festival - 2009 Silver Leopard
Bilbao ZINEBI - 2009 Special Mention
Soria International Short Film Festival - 2010 Best Short Film (ex aequo)

Festivals

Gijon International Film Festival - 2009 (in competition)
Ljubljana International Film Festival - 2009 (in competition)
San Jose Cinequest - 2010
Angers Premiers Plans - 2010 (in competition)
Aubagne International Film Festival - 2010 (in competition)
Miami International Film Festival - 2010 (in competition)
Rouen A l'Est, du nouveau - 2010
Torún TOFIFEST - 2010 (in competition)
Sighisoara Film Festival - 2010
Istanbul International Short Film Days - 2010
Roma MedFilm Festival - 2010 (in competition)

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