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Hier (Yesterday / Tegnap)

Balint Kenyeres

First Feature Film

info

World Premiere Locarno International Film Festival 2018 Competition Cineasti del Presente.

Genre: drama 110 min.

Language: French

Director: Balint Kenyeres, Screenwriters:Balint Kenyeres, Matthieu Taponier.
Cast: Vlad Ivanov, Richard Bohringer, Johanna Ter Steege a.o.

Co-producers: Mirage (Hungary), Rotterdam Films (Netherlands), Les Films de l’Après-Midi (France), One-Two Films (Germany), Chimney Pot (Sweden). Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, Hungarian Film Fund, CNC, Arte, Film-i-Väst.

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.
His first short film Zárás (Closing Time) premiered in a section during the Venice Film Festival. His second Short Film Before Dawn was in Short Film 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 Film in 2006.
His latest Short Film History of Aviation premiered in the Short Film Section of the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in 2009.

Hier (Yesterday) is his first feature film. This French spoken film is renamed by the director as Tegnap.

credits

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).

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