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Jancsó and Hajdu head Hungarian Film Week line-up

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Jancsó and Hajdu head Hungarian Film Week line-up

The annual showcase of the best of Hungarian production, Hungarian Film Week has unveiled the selection for its 41st edition, to be held in Budapest from February 2-8. The event will present 95 films in five competitive sections (narrative features, shorts, documentaries, scientific works and TV dramas).

Vying for the Golden Reel 2010 for Best Narrative Feature are 16 titles (including 13 in world première and five debut features). Among them are two films finally completed after a lengthy production phase: Bibliotheque Pascal [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Szabolcs Hajdu - director
interview: Szabolcs Hajdu
film profile
]
(see news) by Szabolcs Hadju (discovered in the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2006 with White Palms [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Szabolcs Hajdu
film profile
]
) and Colorado Kid [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by András Vágvölgyi B (see news).

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Also competing for honours are Vespa by up-and-coming director Diana Groó (see news); Austrian/Swiss/Hungarian co-production Visit by Róbert Pejo (who won acclaim in 2005 in the Berlinale Panorama with Dallas Among Us); two films by Tamás Sas (Espresso 10 Years and Lull); and Denes Orosz’s Poligamy [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(see news), which has been enjoying great success in Hungarian theatres since December.

Hungarian Film Week will open with well-known veteran director Miklós Jancsó’s Hungarian/Austrian/Polish co-production So Much For Justice! (see news). It will be presented out of competition, as will Judit Elek’s Returning Home (see news) and Marta MészárosThe Last Report on Anna (see news).

Narrative features in competition

Bibliotheque Pascal - Szabolcs Hadju

The Bunkerman - Dezső Zsigmond

Czukor Show - Tamás Dömötör

Chirribirri - János Rózsa

The Days of Desire - József Pacskovszky

Deathwaltz - Krisztián Károly Köves

Espresso 10 Years - Tamás Sas

The Gravedigger - Sándor Kardos

Colorado Kid - András Vágvölgyi B.

Lull - Tamás Sas

Poligamy - Dénes Orosz

Question in Details - Zsombor Dyga

Tawaret - György Molnár

Team Building - Réka Almási

Vespa - Diana Groó

Visit - Róbert Pejo

(Translated from French)

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