2017, short, 16 minutes

short film drama


Wellness tells the story of the relationship of two pensioner ladies, Teri and Ilona. They have been friends since decades and they’re spending their vacation together in a wellness hotel paid by Ilona’s son. Despite the seemingly ideal situation, they cannot really enjoy themselves: the air conditioning in their room goes wrong and later one of Ilona’s former colleague turns up as well.

The film follows a day of their stay, when the ladies try to get the most out of the vacation. With their constant activity they try to suppress their own anxiety and during the day some unspoken secrets come to light as well. By the end of the day their friendship, based on habits and mutual concealment, reaches to a point that makes both of them reconsider what they know about each other and themselves.


Festival contact: Zsófi Herczeg, zsofi@daazo.com


Virág Szabó Director
Virág Szabó Screenplay
Gábor Tausz Director of photography
Csilla Zsély Editor
Máté Péterffy Sound
Mihály Lukács Visual design
Krisztina Wéber Production manager
Sándor Csortos Szabó Producer
Budapest Film Produkciós Ltd. Production company
Ibolya Csonka, Márta Egri, Zsolt Kovács Cast


Sarajevo Film Festival - 2017 (in competition)

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