1945 (1945 )

(2017, feature, digital, black & white , 91 minutes)
history, drama

On a sweltering August day in Hungary in 1945, villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. Meanwhile, two strangers arrive at the village train station with mysterious boxes labelled ‘fragrances’. The villagers are afraid that survivors will return, posing a threat to the properties and possessions they acquired during the war.

Actors

Town Clerk
Andrásné Kustár
András Kustár
Mrs. Szentes
Sámuel Hermann
Son of Sámuel Hermann
Kisrózsi
Station master
Pál Iharos
Mihály Suba
Son of Suba Mihály
Rózsika
Priest

Awards

Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Audience Award – Best Narrative Feature

Berlin International Film Festival - Panorama - 2017

3rd Place Audience Award

Budapest Titanic International Film Festival - 2017

Audience Award

Chattanooga Jewish Film Series - 2017

Audience Award

Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Best Narrative Fiction

Berlin Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Best Director Ferenc Török

Jerusalem International Film Festival - 2017

Yad Vashem Award

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2017

San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature

Freistadt "Der Neue Heimatfilm" Festival - 2017

Best Feature Film

Vlissingen Film by the Sea - 2017

Film & Literature Main Prize

Timișoara Central European Film Festival - 2017

Best Film

Vienna Jewish Film Week - 2017

Audience Award

Waterloo Historical Film Festival - 2017

Critics Jury Prize

Warsaw Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Best Screenplay Gábor T. Szántó

Best Actor Péter Rudolf

Audience Award

Melbourne Festival of Jewish Cinema - 2017

Audience Award for Best Feature

Hungarian Film Awards - 2018

Best Actor Péter Rudolf

Best Music Composer Tibor Szemző

Warsaw International "Jewish Motives" Film Festival - 2018

Audience Award

Traverse City Film Festival - 2018

Best Foreign Language Film

Festivals

San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2017

(in competition)

Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Edinburgh International Film Festival - 2017

Kosice Art Film Fest - 2017

Palic International Film Festival - 2017

(in competition)

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival - 2017

(in competition)

Portland Jewish Film Festival - 2017

(in competition)

Pittsburgh JFilm Festival - 2017

(in competition)

Wroclaw New Horizons IFF - 2017

Zurich Film Festival - 2017

Luxembourg CinÉast - 2017

Ghent Flanders International Film Festival - 2017

(in competition)

Chicago International Film Festival - 2017

Săo Paulo International Film Festival - 2017

Istanbul International Crime and Punishment Film Festival - 2017

Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Ljubljana International Film Festival - 2017

London UK Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Calcutta International Film Festival - 2017

(in competition)

Palm Springs International Film Festival - 2018

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2018

Dallas Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Cluj-Napoca Transilvania - 2017

Copenhagen East by Southeast Film Festival - 2017

Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Rochester International Jewish Film Festival - 2017

San José Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Scottsdale International Film Festival - 2017

Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Minneapolis St. Paul  International Film Festival - 2017

Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival - 2017

Targu-Mures AlterNative - 2017

Tbilisi International Film Festival - 2017

Thessaloniki International Film Festival - 2017

Santiago de Compostela Curtocircuito - 2017

(in competition)

Trondheim KOSMORAMA - 2018

Starnberg Fünf Seen Film Festival - 2017

National premiere:
20/04/2017

World premiere:
12/01/2017