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Budapest, 1913; after being raised in an orphanage, √ćrisz Leiter (Juli Jakab) is looking for work at the famous hat store her family once owned, but that also raises questions about her past. The director‚Äôs second feature film (after the astonishing Son of Saul (2015)) sounds intriguing on paper, as √ćrisz‚Äôs journey turns into a portrait of Austria-Hungary on the verge of collapse. Ambitious in every way, but also slow and this time the director‚Äôs claustrophobic focus on the lead serves not nearly as much of a purpose as in Son of Saul.

2018-Hungary. 142 min. Color. Directed by¬†L√°szl√≥ Nemes. Cinematography: M√°ty√°s Erd√©ly. Cast: Juli Jakab (√ćrisz Leiter), Vlad Ivanov (Oszk√°r Brill), Evelin Dobos (Zelma), Marcin Czarnik, Levente Moln√°r, Julia Jakubowska.¬†

Trivia: Original title: Napszállta. 



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