Nominated to the imminent Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film for “On Body and Soul”, winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlinale 2017, Ildikó Enyedi has attend the upcoming edition of the European Film Festival, directed by Alberto La Monica, which was held in Lecce from 9 to 14 April. The Salentine festival has dedicate to the Hungarian filmmaker and screenwriter the “Protagonists of European Cinema” section, awarding her the Golden Olive Tree Award for Career Achievement following a Q&A with the audience moderated by Massimo Causo, and will present a complete tribute to her films including the restored version of “My 20th Century”, whose world premiere took place at the past edition of the Berlinale. And it was right with “My 20th Century”, her debut film, that the director won the Caméra d’or at the Cannes Film Festival, and the film is regarded as one of the best Hungarian movies of all time. She has taken part in many festivals, including in competition at Venice in 1994 with “Magic Hunter” and Locarno in 1999 with “Simon mágus”, which earned her the Golden Olive Tree Award right at the first edition of the European Film Festival in 2000. Ildikó Enyedi is currently filming “The Story of My Wife: Léa Seydoux“, her first English language film, starring French actress Léa Seydoux and the Norwegian Anders Baasmo Christiansen.


Magic Hunter

1994 – 35mm – colore - 106’

Budapest, 1990s. Max is a police marksman facing a crisis after accidentally shooting and killing a girl held in custody. Having...

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My 20th Century

1988 – 35mm (restauro 4K) – b/n - 99’

Lili and Dora, two twin sisters born in Budapest in 1880 and separated when they were children, both find themselves on...

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On Body and Soul

2017 – DCP – colore - 116’

Endere, a mature, rather reserved and lonely man, is the financial manager of a slaughterhouse. Mária, the newly hired quality inspector,...

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Simon the Magician

1998 – 35mm – colore – 92'

The first-century chronicles tell the story of Simon Magus, a gnostic who went to Rome to challenge Saint Peter. The film,...

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Tamas et Juli

1997 – 35mm – colore – 62'

Tamás, a young coal miner, and Juli, a kindergarten teacher, meet in the summer of 1999. Both too proud to declare...

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The Mole

1987 – 16mm – b/n – 57'

An agent, sent to solve the secret of the lifes of those who have a daily routine, wishes to be a...

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