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Four Hungarian Films To be Featured in 74th Cannes Festival

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.07.06.

The program of the 74th Cannes Film Festival, the first post-pandemic event, starting on July 6, will feature four works by Hungarian directors.

Ildikó Enyedi’s feature film entitled The Story of my Wife will compete for the Golden Palm top award.

Olivér Rudolf’s FONICA M-120 has been entered into the program of Cinefondation, created to inspire and support the next generation of filmmakers.

Both films will be presented on July 14.

Kornél Mundruczó’s Evolution will be shown in the new Cannes Premiere section, reserved for innovative works of regular contestants, on July 11.

Márta Mészáros’ Diary for my Children was invited to the Cannes Classics program and will be screened on July 12.

Vanessa Kirby Wins Best Actress Award at Venice Film Festival for Hungarian Director Mundruczó's 'Pieces of a Woman'
Vanessa Kirby Wins Best Actress Award at Venice Film Festival for Hungarian Director Mundruczó's 'Pieces of a Woman'

Vanessa Kirby, leading actress of world renowned Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó’s new film, titled Pieces of a Woman, has won the Best Actress award at the 77th Venice International Film Festival. Earlier, the director’s first foreign-made, English-language work won the Young Cinema Award of the festival.  The American-Canadian production Pieces of a Woman is based on […]Continue reading

The winners will be announced by a nine-member international jury led by Spike Lee on the July 17 gala.

Featured photo illustration via the Hungarian National Film Fund’s Youtube channel