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1945 (with English subtitles)


Drama | Hungary, 91 min, 2017
in Hungarian with English subtitles

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Director: Ferenc Török

Screenplay: Ferenc Török, Gábor T. Szántó
Producer: Iván Angelusz, Péter Reich
DOP: Elemér Ragályi

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. 



Premier: 2017.04.20.

Distributor: Katapult Film/Prukner Pál

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