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Directed by: György Pálfi
Script: Zsófia Ruttkay, György Pálfi po kratkim pričama Lajosa Partia Nagya
Producer: Péter Miskolczi, Gábor Váradi, Gabriele Kranzelbinder, Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceau, Alexander Mallet-Guy, Emilie Georges
Cinematography: Gergely Pohárnok
Editing: Réka Lemhényi
Music: Amon Tobin
Cast: Csaba Czene, Gergõ Trócsányi, Marc Bischoff, Adél Stanczel, István Gyuricza
Format: 35mm, COL
Running time: 91'
Three stories. Three ages. Three men. Grandfather, father, son. One is an orderly, one is a leading sportsman, and one is a master taxidermist. One desires love, the other success, and the third immortality.
The grandfather lives in his fantasies and on cold winter evenings he warms up his freezing little shed with his feverish dreams. Nothing can stop his fertile imagination.
Th father stuffs himself. For four years he was the first in his section in the Confectionary Industry. He is still unbeatable in chocolate wafers with an individual record of 2.98 (just as a comparison Igor Vostongonoff was the European champion in Sophia with 3.21.). The son stuffs animals. He was born one and a half kilos. Now he has less than one and a half minutes left. He goes in for something that nobody has ever imagined before.
Hungarian Film Week 2006
Critics award Gene Moskowitz, Best supporting actor, Best supporting actress, Grand Prize for the Best Film
Transilvania International Film Festival 2006.
György Pálfi was born in Budapest and studied directing at the Academy of Drama and Film there. His first feature, Hukkle (02), screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival and won numerous awards internationally. He has also directed the segment entitled Shaman vs. Icarus for the omnibus film A Bus Came (03) and his second feature, Taxidermia (06).
Location and screening schedule:
matinee: Kino SC, Tuesday, October 17th at 9.00
premiere: Kino SC, Tuesday, October 17th at 20.00
reprisal: Kino Europa, Wednesday, October 18th at 13.00