Prebaci na Hrvatski

28.08. 20:15

Hungary 2018

28.08. 20:15
(a part of Rijeka 2020 - ECoC programme)
  • Title: Hungary 2018
  • Year of production: 2018
  • Duration: 82`
  • Director: Eszter Hajdú
  • Screenwriter: Eszter Hajdú
  • Camera: Daniel Szandtner, István Szonyi, ANONYM 1 , ANONYM 2 , ANONYM 3
  • Sound: Peter Almassy
  • Editing: Levente Pap, Menno Boerema
  • Music: Sandor Mester
  • Producer: Sandor Mester
  • Production: Miradouro Media LDA

Twenty-eight years after the fall of communism and on the eve of new presidential elections, Hungary arrives at a political crossroads. Is the country about to embark on another four years of right-wing populism, with Viktor Orbán and his Fidesz party remaining in power, or will former Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány and his pro-European left-wing party prevail? Filmmaker Eszter Hajdú followed both campaigns, but also gained access to Gyurcsány’s personal life. Unique and sometimes moving scenes reveal the exhaustive efforts made by the candidate and his wife to get Hungary to shift to the left.

Eszter Hajdú is a film director and sociologist born in Hungary. She has a PHD in film directing and she regularly holds lectures at universities and does workshops and masterclasses for film students and human rights activists. Her films mainly deal with social-political taboos. Her film The Fid...
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