Dir: Laszlo Nemes
Cast: Vlad Ivanov, Susanne Wuest, Evelin Dobos
142mins   2019   Hungary, France   15   Hungarian, German    Subtitled    F-Rated

1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. The young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. She is nonetheless sent away by the new owner, Oszkár Brill.

While preparations are under way at the hat store to host guests of uttermost importance, a man abruptly comes to Irisz, looking for a certain Kálmán Leiter. Refusing to leave the city, the young woman follows Kálmán’s tracks, her only link to a lost past, bringing her through the dark streets of Budapest.

'Shot with a growing intensity' - Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter