Larry

drama

Larry Original title
drama Genre
2022 Release
108 min Runtime
Szilárd Bernáth Director
Gábor Ferenczy, András Muhi Producer
Szabolcs Thuróczy, Benett Vilmányi, Anna Szandtner Cast

Synopsis

ADAM (21) lives in the poorest part of Eastern Hungary in isolation from society due to his extreme stuttering. He works as a shepherd on a farm and lives together with his powerful, police officer, mixed up father in an oppressive relationship. However, hip-hop culture and the act of rapping is very important for ADAM, this is the only way he can express his feelings and get rid of speech impediment. One day he unexpectedly achieves tremendous success in a national, fancy, online talent show as Larry with a song he wrote about his father’s unforgivable sins. ADAM makes it to the finals, but he soon realizes that he is unable to rap in front of others, he gets stuck and his aphasia will emerge again.

Tension slowly mounts when he becomes closer to his father’s, ZOLTÁN’s new bride, NOÉMI (43). NOÉMI accidentally hears ADAM’s song about ZOLTÁN’s past sins. NOÉMI helps ADAM with maternal attention, but she becomes more and more anxious about the ominous lyrics and about ZOLTÁN’s behaviour. One day she flees from ZOLTÁN. Adam follows her but soon NOÉMI disappears from his life. ADAM completely falls back, his stuttering comes back immediately with an awkward failure. In order to grow up to his online, popular alter ego, ADAM must break through his inner barrier and face the strange authority of his father…