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Hungary Magnified

  • Bad Poems

    Rossz versek

    HU/FR, 2018, 97 min.; hu / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Gábor Reisz

    33-years old Tamás Merthner is heartbroken after his girlfriend Anna breaks up with him. While wallowing in self-pity, Tamás takes a trip down memory lane to figure out if love only exists when it is practically gone. As he is…

  • Wednesday 15. 09. 11:00

    House of Arts

    Tall Tales

    Apró Mesék

    HU, 2019, 112 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Attila Szász

    1945, Hungary. Shortly after the end of World War II, when chaos and insecurity reign supreme over the country, a con man tries to take advantage of such uncertain times. Forced to flee Budapest, he’s given shelter in the woods…

  • FOMO – Fear of Missing Out

    FOMO – Megosztod és uralkodsz

    HU, 2019, 93 min.; hu / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Attila Hartung

    Gergő and his teenage friends are into three things: partying, sex, and their online following. One night, at a party, Lilla falls victim to the boys. A dare gets out of hand and the youngsters’ world changes forever overnight.

  • Thursday 16. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    It’s Not the Time of My Life

    Ernelláék Farkaséknál

    HU, 2016, 81 min.; hu / cz tit

    Director: Szabolcs Hajdu

    When circumstances force you to accommodate relatives in your home, it’s not exactly a bed of roses. It only takes a moment for one to be irritated, another to be wronged and a third to be envious of your car.

  • Loop

    Hurok

    HU, 2016, 95 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Isti Madarász

    A drug dealer and his girlfriend betray their boss on their last mission, and the lead gets stuck in a time loop.

  • Saturday 18. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    1945

    1945

    HU, 2017, 93 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Ferenc Török

    On a sweltering August day in 1945, villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. Meanwhile, two Orthodox Jews arrive at the village train station with mysterious boxes. The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of…

  • Coyote

    Kojot

    HU, 2017, 126 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Márk Kostyál

    Sultry heat, dinginess of a small town, unspoken social problems, hierarchical infighting. It is the town of Tűzkő, somewhere in Hungary, in our days. Misi has inherited his grandpa’s house and property. He is a disillusioned and frustrated young man…

  • Strangled

    A martfűi rém

    HU, 2016, 120 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Árpád Sopsits

    Based on real-life events, this psycho-thriller is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martfű. A psychotic killer is on the prowl and continues to slaughter young women…

  • Comrade Drakulich

    Drakulics Elvtárs

    HU, 2019, 95 min.; hu / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Márk Bodzsár

    A vampire tale set during the Cold War. At the beginning of the 70s, the People’s Republic of Hungary organizes a blood drive for Vietnam, which is at war with the United States. As the guest of honour, a vampire…

  • Valan – Valley of Angels

    Valan – Az angyalok völgye

    HU, 2019, 98 min.; hu, ro / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Béla Bagota

    In Valan, a Transylvanian mining town, Peter’s investigation about his missing sister leads him to the maze of the past where more painful sins and solutions are revealed than he would ever have thought.