Eternal Winter  Hungary / 2018 / 110 mins

Christmas 1944. Soviet soldiers invade Hungary and drag every young ethnic German woman away from a small village and transport them to a Soviet labour camp where they are forced to work in the coal mines under inhuman conditions. This is where Irén meets fellow prisoner Rajmund who decides to teach her how to survive. While she is determined to return home to her little daughter and family, history and fate have a different plan: Irén and Rajmund fall in love. Based on a true story.



Director Biography- Attila Szasz: Graduated at the Academy of Drama and Film in Budapest in 1996. He started out as a film critic, later founded his own distribution company and became editor-in-chief of VOX, Hungary's biggest movie magazine. Started writing screenplays and directing commercials in 2002. He shot over 200 commercials with international crews all over the world from Beirut, Lebanon to Mumbai, India and Cape Town, South Africa. Directed the 30-minute short "Now You See Me, Now You Don't" (2005) and two feature-length TV movies "The Ambassador to Bern" (2014) and "Demimonde" (2015). His films have screened at over 180 film festivals winning over 60 international awards combined, received critical acclaim and became audience favorites. His latest feature "Eternal Winter" was released in February 2018 in Hungary.

Showtimes

Saturday, December 14 / 2:30pm

The Current Art Gallery, Baha Mar

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Credits

Director

Attila Szász

Screenwriters

Attila Szász, Norbert Köbli

Producers

Ábel Köves, Tamás Lajos

Principal Cast

Marina Gera, Sándor Csányi, Laura Döbrösi, Diána Magdolna Kiss

Language

English Subtitles



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