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by Péter Forgács


István Bibó, philosopher, and minister during the 1956 Hungarian revolution, was sentenced to life imprisonment, but later released under an amnesty. He never gave up his faith in freedom. The sensitive rendering of Bibó's social and historical analysis, the meditative texts pace this unique film vision from one chapter to the next.

international title: István Bibó Fragments
original title: Bibó Breviarium
country: Hungary
year: 2002
genre: docu-fiction
directed by: Péter Forgács
film run: 69'
screenplay: Péter Forgács
cinematography by: László Ravasz Jr.
film editing: Kati Juhász
music: Tibor Szemzo, Béla Bartók
producer: Péter Forgács
production: For-Creation Ltd., Nextreme Film