52nd edition

Gyekgyilkossagok

Fortnight 1993, Feature film, 1 h 18

Synopsis

12-year-old Zsolt Balogh lives in utter loneliness with his grand-mother Bizsu. Confined in bed, the elderly woman was once a famous prima donna, but has now taken refuge inside her room, shutters down. Turner alcoholic, she needs to drink quite a lot to make it through the day. She won’t see anyone, except her grand-son, with whom she shares a modest flat in one of the most run-down districts of Budapest, by the Danube. The little boy spends most of his time wandering by the river, slipping from one secret place to other. One day, he meets a young pregnant girl , and soon becomes her friend and accomplice. But this friendship is about to spark off many jealous reactions and dramatic e

Casting

  • Barnabas Toth
  • Dora Köves
  • Eszter Csakanyi
  • Hedi Temessy
  • Ilona Kallai
  • Mari Balog
  • Peter Andorai

Team

Screenplay
Ildiko Szabo sur une idée de Zsuzsa Toth

Image
Tamas Sas

Sound
György Pinter

Editing
Anna Kornis

Music
Janos Masik

Set decoration
Ildiko Szabo, Tamas Sas

Production

PRODUCTION : Hetfoi Muhely Studio Alapitvany Tag Traum Mozgoken Innovacios Tarsulas Fiatal Filmesek Studoja VENTE A L’ETRANGER : Cinepool

Title in Original Version : Meurtres d'enfants

Awards

Prix FIPRESCI