Three stories. Three ages. Three men. Grandfather, father, son. One is an orderly, one is a leading sportsman, and one is a master taxidermist. One desires love, the other success, and the third immortality.
Like the novels from Gabriel Garcia Marquez, or the works of the popular contemporary Hungarian writer, Parti Nagy Lajos, surrealism and historical facts are mixed to create a kind of "fairy realism". As the 20th century draws to a close, we witness history as seen through the eyes of three generations of a Hungarian family…
Chicago IFF - Silver Hugo
Transilvania IFF - Best Director
Hungarian Film Week - Grand Prize, Critics Award, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress
Fantasporto FF - Audience Award
Brussels European FF - Best Film
Antalya Eurasia Filmfest - Best Director
Tallinn Black Nights - Critics' Award for Best Film
Cannes Un Certain Regard
Karlovy Vary IFF
Géza Hegedžs D.