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Hungarian film gets Golden Bear at Berlinale – VIDEO

Hungarian film gets Golden Bear at Berlinale – VIDEO

Budapest, February 18 (MTI) – Hungarian director Ildikó Enyedi’s film On Body and Soul (in Hungarian: Testről és Lélekről) fetched the Golden Bear prize at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.

The film was also given prize of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), the Ecumenical Jury Prize and the readers’ prize of German daily Berliner Morgenpost, the Hungarian Film Fund said.

On Body and Soul tells the story of two people working at a slaughterhouse in Budapest who discover that they have the same dreams at night and they attempt to make them come true.

On Body and Soul tells the story of two people working at a slaughterhouse in Budapest who discover that they have the same dreams at night and they attempt to make them come true.

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“We wanted to shoot a simple film, one that is as simple as a glass of water,” Enyedi said in a short speech at the awarding ceremony.

The only Hungarian film that won the prestigious award previously was Marta Meszaros’s Adoption in 1975.

 

Photo: MTI/EPA/Clemens Bilan

Source: MTI

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