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Hungarian Film Wins Best New Director at Chicago Film Fest

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.10.24.

Hungarian director Lili Horvát’s film, Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time, has won the Gold Hugo Prize for best new director at the Chicago International Film Festival.

The film, a love story merging reality and imagination, features Natasa Stork and Viktor Bodó as protagonists, with Róbert Maly as director of photography. Other actors include Benett Vilmányi, Zsolt Nagy and Andor Lukáts.

Hungarian Film to Compete at Venice Film Festival
Hungarian Film to Compete at Venice Film Festival

Hungarian director Lili Horvát’s second feature film, Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time (Felkészülés egy meghatározatlan ideig tartó együttlétre), was selected for the Venice Film Festival’s Venice Days competition. Lili Horvát’s film will be the first Hungarian film in the history of the Venice Days program, a collection of experimental, bold […]Continue reading

‘Preparations…’ has already garnered the Critics’ Fipresci Award at the Warsaw film fest and Stork was awarded best actress at the Antalya festival.

The film opened in Hungarian cinemas on September 24.

featured photo: director Lili Horvát (middle) with the actors (photo: Facebook page of ‘Preparations…’)