WHO’S IN IT?

Ferenc Szabó (film debut), Tamás Garbacz (film debut), László Bajkó (film debut), Gyula Franczia (film debut), Stuhl Erno (film debut), Szilágyi Gyula (film debut), Mareks Lapeskis (film debut), Kozó Krisztián (film debut), Nánási Csaba (film debut), Fodor Zsolt (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Dénes Nagy (Harm), director, writer; Melanie Blocksdorf (Gutland), Inese Boka (The Chronicles of Melanie), Marcell Gerö (Superior Orders), Sára László (The Euphoria of Being) and Caroline Piras (Among the Living), producers; Santa Ratniece (Hotel Pro Forma Sum Up), composer; Tamás Dobos (Father’s Acre), cinematographer; Nicolas Rumpl (Parasol), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In Soviet-occupied Hungary during the Second World War, Semetka (Szabó) is a farmer-turned-corporal who is run down by the relentless brutality of military life. When his superior is killed, Semetka must take his place as commander and lead a battalion of soldiers on a hunt for partisan opposition…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

In the vein of Oscar-winning Hungarian war masterpiece Son of Soul, this new export from the country is a bleak depiction of military life during the Second World War, but made more poignant by the realistic performances of a predominantly unknown cast.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO RENT EXCLUSIVELY ON CURZON HOME CINEMA

 

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