1945

Hungary, 2017
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Director: Török Ferenc
Screenwriter: Szántó T. Gábor, Török Ferenc
Producer: Angelusz Iván, Reich Péter, Török Ferenc
Cinematography: Ragályi Elemér
Editor: Barsi Béla
Music: Szemző Tibor
Cast: Angelus Iván, Nagy Marcell, Nagy-Kálózy Eszter, Rudolf Péter, Szabó Kimmel Tamás, Szarvas József, Szirtes Ági, Sztarenki Dóra
Distributor: Katapult Film
black and white
91 min
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The shimmering heat of a summer’s day in rural Hungary in August 1945. The drug store owner is getting ready for his son’s wedding. Two strange men descend from the train, clad in black. They are father and son; survivors of the Holocaust. They walk in silence behind a waggon on which they are transporting two boxes. Rumours spread like wildfire through the village. Do the boxes contain powder, perfume and soap, and are these men going to compete with the local chemist shop? Are they relatives of the former shop owner, a Jew who was first denounced and then deported? Fear soon spreads throughout the community, for many of them were involved in the crimes of the recent past – whether it be betrayal, silence or theft. 

The film will be screened in the original language, with English subtitles.

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