by Bálint Kenyeres
Drama, 120 minutes, 2018
50-year-old Victor Ganz owns a thriving building and civil engineering company that operates worldwide. Some very costly problems on a construction site in Morocco mean he has to go there, to a country where he is confronted with memories of his past, which have been carefully buried in the depths of his mind. Meetings in ministries, disinformation, the reappearance of a former love interest who had mysteriously disappeared, an investigation in the local underground to find her: Victor Ganz slowly plunges into a labyrinthine world where present and past intertwine.
DIRECTOR: Bálint Kenyeres
Bálint was born 1976 in Budapest. After studying philosophy, film history and film theory, he graduated as a film director from the Budapest Film and Theatre Academy in 2006. Since then he has been a member of the European Film Academy.
His film Zárás (Closing Time) premiered at the Venice Film Festival, got selected for more than 30 other film festivals and won a dozen awards. His previous short Before Dawn was in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005, won a jury prize at Sundance and got the European Film Academy Prix UIP for the best European short in 2006. It was selected for 140 festivals and won 30 awards.
His latest short History of Aviation premiered at Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Director’s Fortnight) in 2009 and has been selected for 50 film festivals since then.
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