Rotterdam Films

Rijneke & van Leeuwaarden

Hier (Yesterday)

Balint Kenyeres



Status: In post-production. Shooting 2017. Release in 2018. Sort: Feature-length film, 110 min. Genre: drama.

50-year-old Victor Ganz owns a thriving civil engineering company that operates worldwide. Due to problems on a building site in North Africa he has to go there. In this country he is confronted with memories of his youth. Ganz slowly plunges into a labyrinthine world where present and past intertwine.

about the director

Bálint Kenyeres was born 1976 in Budapest. After studying philosophy, film history and film theory, he graduated as a film director from the Budapest Film and Theatre Academy in 2006. Since then he has been a member of the European Film Academy.
His film Zárás (Closing Time) premiered at the Venice Film Festival, got selected for more than 30 other film festivals and won a dozen awards. His previous short Before Dawn was in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005, won a jury prize at Sundance and got the European Film Academy Prix UIP for the best European short in 2006. It was selected for 140 festivals and won 30 awards.
His latest short History of Aviation premiered at Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Director’s Fortnight) in 2009 and has been selected for 50 film festivals since then.


Director: Balint Kenyeres. Screenwriters: Balint Kenyeres, Matthieu Taponier. Cast: Vlad Ivanov, Richard Bohringer, Johanna Ter Steege a.o. Co- producers: Tegnap (Hungary), Les Films de l’Après-Midi (France), One-Two Films (Germany), Chimney Pot (Sweden).

Hungarian Film Fund & Hungarian Production Incentive, CNC, Arte,
Netherlands Film Fund & Netherlands Production Incentive, Film-i-Väst.