Despite the Hungarian fervour and the crime plot introduced and dropped in the story, the film was no success. Hungarian viewers could not relate to the characters in a film portraying an overseas world.
Gábor Reisz’s third feature film, Explanation for Everything, is also part of the official programme, in the Orizzonti section. Additionally, Dorka Vermes’ debut feature, Arni, will be presented in the College Cinema section.
In the new, 2024 Disney adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Snow White will be played by Latina actress Rachel Zegler despite her name and the former popular depictions of the princess. The dwarfs are also removed due to ‘ableism’. The Disney Corporation has been putting out some ‘woke’ films lately, and it seems it’s not going well for them in the box office.
Kristóf Deák’s 2022 crime drama was awarded in the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature category at the Stony Brook Film Festival. The director has won an Academy Award as well in the past for one of his previous works.
Gábor Reisz, known for his previous films For Some Inexplicable Reason and Bad Poems, will present his third feature film in the official selection of the A-category festival. The film’s director, cast, producer, and crew members will accompany the film to Venice.
Gergely Gulyás spoke about how if we value our past, then film is one of the most important means of presenting it. He continued by saying that it’s a different question how far back in time one can go.
Foky was a pioneer in stop-motion animation. His best-known works are the award-winning short Babfilm (Pea Film, 1975), Mirr-Murr kandúr kalandjai (The Adventures of Mirr-Murr the Tomcat, 1972–1972), and, of course, the TV Bear.