Foreign Land

(Idegen föld)

Short Fiction / 23' / 2014 / Hungary


Production company:
University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest
Filmfabriq
Sysplex

Director: István Kovács
Writer: Bálint Barcsai
Cinematographer: Marcell Nagy
Editor: Dániel Szalai
Costume: Borbála Keszei
Production design: Dániel Csendháti
Producers: Miklós Bosnyák, Gábor Osváth, Péter Deák

Synopsis:
First lieutenant Toth and his soldiers are stationing near a forest at the Russian front. After his soldiers slowly start to disappear he realizes that there is a lodge deep down in the forest. They pack their stuffs and set out to find the old partisan shelter. The forest is not at ordinary one: they march to their deaths...

Cast:
Zsolt Trill, Zalán Makranczi, Tamás Kovács, Máté Haumann, Ági Gubik

Director's Bio:
Born in 1985 in then-Yugoslavia as a Hungarian minority, István Kovács spent most his youth in the Southern Hungarian town of Szeged. He got enrolled to the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest in 2011, where he recently got his Director BA degree in the class of János Szász. Foreign Land was his second year project.



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