„On Body and Soul” – wins Golden Bear in Berlin

The film is a contemporary tale about the pain and beauty of our existence.

From March, 2. it is available with English subtitles  aswell in Budapest.

On Body and Soul directed by the Hungarian female director Ildiko Enyedi won the Golden Bear for Best Film award, at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 10, 2017 in Berlin, German. It also picked up the best film awards from the association of international film critics (FIPRESCI) and the German ecumenical jury and the audience award given by a jury of readers of Berlin daily newspaper Berliner Morgenpost.

The film is screened in Budapest at the Művész, Cinema City Aréna and Allee cinemas. The Running Time is 116 minutes.

The film is a contemporary tale about the pain and beauty of our existence.  The film tells a love story of two colleagues in a slaughterhouse. The jury find the film connects the two roles “in quite an amazing way,” and more importantly, reminds people of “a word often used easily”: compassion. Enyedi said the film can be understood only by those with “a generous heart.”

Update Aggie Reiter

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