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by Virág Zomborácz


Afterlife tells the story of the dysfunctional Tulipan family. The father is a pastor who rules the life of his family with an iron fist. But when he meets his untimely demise, the family breaks down, collapsing like a group of puppets with no one to hold their string. Slowly, however, they need to settle into a new life… a new life where the presence of a ghost can help them. Is it a ghost story? Yes, but also a unique, black comedy set in a small village, just after the collapse of communism.

international title: Afterlife
original title: Utóélet
country: Hungary, Netherlands
sales agent: NFI World Sales - National Film Institute Hungary
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Virág Zomborácz
film run: 100'
release date: HU 11/09/2014, IT 11/02/2016
screenplay: Virág Zomborácz
cast: Márton Kristóf, Eszter Csákányi, József Gyabronka, László Gálffi, Andrea Petrik
cinematography by: Gergely Pohárnok
film editing: Károly Szalai
producer: Ferenc Pusztai
co-producer: Reinier Selen
production: KMH Film, Rinkel Film B.V.
backing: Hungarian National Film Fund, Pecs Regional Film Fund
distributor: Vertigo Media, Lab80

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