DIRECTED BY LÁSZLÓ NEMES
PRODUCED BY GÁBOR SIPOS, GÁBOR RAJNA / LAOKOON FILMGROUP
Laszlo Nemes, the Oscar- and Golden Globe-winner director of 'Son of Saul', returns with his sophomore feature which is set in 1913, Budapest, the heart of Europe. Irisz Leiter, 20, arrives in the Hungarian capital after spending her younger years in an orphanage. Hoping to work as a milliner in the legendary hat store which belonged to her late parents, she is first driven away by Oszkar, the new owner. When a man abruptly comes to her looking for “Kalman Leiter”, she is suddenly confronted with her past. As she searches for answers about her family and stumbles upon dark secrets, she is drawn into the turmoil of a civilisation on the eve of its downfall.