email print share on Facebook share on Twitter share on reddit pin on Pinterest

FESTIVALS Hungary

Lost Times and 1 triumph in Budapest

by 

Lost Times and 1 triumph in Budapest

The 40th Hungarian Film Week came to a close on Tuesday, just before the start of the Berlin Film Festival. The showcase of new productions from the landlocked country closed with an Out-of-Competition screening of Gergely Fonyó’s musical biopic Made in Hungaria and the traditional awards ceremony.

It was a good night for Áron Mátyássy, whose feature Lost Times [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
won the Golden Reel Best Film award and who saw Pater Sparrow’s 1 (see news), on which Mátyássy worked as a first assistant director, win four awards: Best Producer, Best Cinematography, Best Editor and Best Visual Design.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

Lost Times is a story set on the Hungarian-Ukrainian border, where an older brother, who cares for a mentally handicapped teenage sister, is involved in illegal petrol smuggling.

Péter Gárdos won the Best Director mention for his Catholic boarding school tale Prank, while his colleague Gábor Herendi won the Best Genre Film category for his comedy A Kind of America 2.

The Best First Film category had two winners: Péter Szajki’s Intimate Headshot and Paper Planesfrom Simon Szabó. Both films follow several storylines and are, amongst other things, about sex.

Acting honours went to newcomer Júlia Ubrankovics for her role as a prostitute in Péter Bacsó’s Virtually a Virgin, and veteran actor Andor Lukáts for his roles in the comedies Príma Primavera [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
and Fluke [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

Did you enjoy reading this article? Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive more stories like this directly in your inbox.

Privacy Policy