Today starts the 70th Cannes Film Festival, where four Hungarian movies will be screened as part of the programme. Kornél Mundruczó's latest feature, Jupiter's Moon, is in the competition, György Kristóf's debut feature, OUT, is in the Un Certain Regard section, Áron Szentpéteri's graduation short film, Invisibly, competes in the Cinéfondation section, and Zoltán Fábri's cult movie, Merry-Go-Round, will be screened as part of the Cannes Classics.
Again, Hungary has a great line-up at Cannes in 2017. In the newest issue of the Hungarian Film magazine you can read articles, infographics about Hungarian film industry: film funding, service productions, film studios, new initiatives – everything you need to know about the cinema of the country. Read the whole issue online, find the printed copies in Cannes.
There is a palpable shift in the attitude of Hungarian moviegoers towards the country’s current cinema. People seem to be more interested in domestic movies, and the number of viewers is finally on the rise.
Soon to graduate from the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest, Áron Szentpéteri’s short film ‘Invisibly’ has been selected to this year’s Cinéfondation. This interesting and brave story depicts how a blind man’s life means much more than just not being able to see. We talked with the director about how he worked with his main actor, capturing his feelings and fears about his disability.
Six decades after the 1956 competition, ‘Merry-Go-Round' returns to the Cannes Film Festival. The movie, which basically renewed the language of Hungarian film, will be screened for the audience in the Cannes Classics section on the occasion of the festival’s 70th anniversary.
Kornél Mundruczó returns to Cannes for the seventh time. His latest feature, ‘Jupiter’s Moon’, a story about a flying man, has been invited to compete in the main section of the festival. Honour, tradition and crisis - motifs of a Hungarian filmmaker’s career growing up in Cannes.
György Kristóf´s debut feature, 'Out' has been selected for Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard program.
Kornél Mundruczó’s 'Jupiter's Moon' has been selected to play in competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Movies that Matter's Students' Choice Award was won by filmmaker Roland Vranik for The Citizen.