ISZTAMBUL

SYNOPSIS

KATALIN’s (55) husband of thirty years, JÁNOS, leaves her for a new girlfriend, a 28 year old student of his. Her crisis is received with indifference by friends and family alike. Her 25 year old daughter, ZSOFI, is completely preoccupied with her pregnancy, and her teenager son, ZOLI, cares only about himself. Her environment considers her mentally ill, and she is taken to a hospital where she is sedated.

Katalin runs away from the hospital and making a spur of the moment decision takes to the road, hitchhiking. Receiving news of her escape the family is anxious to get things under control. They take extreme measures, go to the police, and finally force the quite unwilling Zoli to go after his mother, who has been located in Istanbul, and bring her back home.



YEAR

2011

DURATION

99 Mins

GENRE

Drama

LANGUAGE

Hungarian

COUNTRY

Hungary

DIRECTOR & WRITER

Török Ferenc    

PRODUCERS

Lászlo Kántor

CAST

Johanna Ter Steege
Lukáts Andor
Yavuz Bingöl|
Varga Norbert
Tenki Réka
Bánfalvi Eszter

ADDITIONAL CREDITS

Director of Photography Daniel Gáras