2018. Hungary. 142 min. Hungarian. Subtitled.
Director: László Nemes Featuring: Evelin Dobos, Susanne Wuest, Juli Jakab, Vlad Ivanov, Björn Freiberg, Judit Bárdos
On the brink of World War I, Irisz Leiter arrives in Budapest desperately looking for work in the textile company her late parents once owned. After being rejected by the new owner, Irisz must fend for herself in the bustling city. During a brief stay in a local boarding house, she learns of her previously undiscovered brother. In an effort to meet this mysterious and potentially dangerous new sibling, she begins her perilous search across the Hungarian capital. Encountering outlaws, royalty, and everything in-between, Irisz must prove her determination and bravery to find the answers she so urgently seeks. This film was selected as Hungary’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.
St. Anne’s-Belfield School