Csicska

Beast

Hungary, 2011, Colour, 20 min

István Balogh, a not very affluent Hungarian farmer, lords over his wife, children and his “hired” slave. Cut off from the rest of the world on a distant farm in the Great Plains, he tries to uphold a family ideal he formulated from rigid traditions.

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Attila Till graduated from the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in the intermedia department. His first feature film PÁNIK (Panic) premiered in 2008 at the Hungarian Film Week where it won the Best Actress Award and screened at various international festivals. His first short film, CSICSKA (Beast), is based on extended research and inspired by newspaper articles, and television news on the theme of modern-day slavery. Aside from his film work, he is one of the most recognized TV personalities in Hungary. In recent years, he has helped create numerous innovative cultural programmes as well as hosting high-profile TV shows.
Tampere Short Film Nominee 2012. Best Short Film - Stockholm FF 2011. Best Short Film - Vilnius IFF 2012. Silver Dragon for Attila Till / Best Fiction Short - Krakow FF 2012.

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1136 Budapest, Hungary

+36 1 354 04 91

stalter@laokoonfilm.com

Screening

20.08, 12:00, Kino Europa Indoor

Category

EFA Short Matters!

Director

Attila Till

Producer

Mónika Mécs, Gábor Rajna, Gábor Sipos

Cinematography

Imre Juhász

Sound

Csaba Major

Editing

Béla Barsi

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