According to straight.com, there was some grumbling within Hungarian film circles after the government instituted tax incentives to entice foreign productions almost a decade ago then followed that with funding cuts for domestic projects.

Straight.com said, the tax breaks were a big success, and Budapest film crews shared in the international largesse, but if the neglected small production companies and Hungarian television can still team up to create superior features like The Exam, that country’s official entry for the European Union Film Festival, somebody is still doing something right (especially taking into account its ridiculously low budget of 400,000 euros).

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Source: http://www.straight.com/

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