Song of Lives

documentary

Életek énekeOriginal title
documentary Genre
2008Release
35mmFormat
100 minRuntime
Csaba BereczkiDirector
Csaba Bereczki, Tamás TolmárProducer
László Kelemen, János Zerkula, István JámborCast

Synopsis

In a village deep in Transylvania, a number of people are attending the funeral of a great Gypsy–Hungarian violinist. His death brought together all the musicians int he region. The Master is gone, but a new group is born, an orchestra of 27 musicians of Gypsies, Romanians and Hungarians. The film, like a gentle road-movie, discovers the tragic and happy moments through different destinies. Their music however, is eternal.

Festivals

2008 - Salerno International Film Festival(in competition)
2009 - Cluj-Napoca Transilvania
2008 - Warsaw International Film Festival(in competition)
2009 - Vukovar Film Festival(in competition)
2008 - Leipzig International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film