Beast

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    Beast

    Csicska

    Directed by

    Hungary

    2011

    20 min

    • Hungarian

    Drama, Short

    Cannes IFF - Directors' FortnightEFA Nominee for European Film Academy Short Film

    István Balogh Hungarian farmer has total control over his wife, family and slave. The characters meet their tragic fate through their extreme relationships. This film has been inspired by memories of people who have survived such situations.

    Awards

    • Best Short Film, Stockholm FF
    • Best Short Film, Vilnius IFF
    • EFA Short Film Nominee, Tampere FF
    • Silver Dragon for Attila Till / Best Fiction Short - Krakow FF

    Credits

    Cast
    Szabolcs Thuróczy
    Balázs Szitás
    Moni Balsi
    Screenplay
    Attila Till
    Cinematography
    Imre Juhász
    Editing
    Béla Barsi
    Music
    Iván Lantos
    Attila Till

    Attila Till

    Hungary

    Attila Till graduated from the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in the Intermedia department. His second feature film KILLS ON WHEELS premiered in 2016 at Karlovy Vary then achieved more then 50 festival invitations internationally and collects 27 awards. The film was sold about 30 territories worldwide, including Japan, Taiwan, Qatar, Latin America and USA among several European countries. KILLS ON WHEELS is the second Hungarian feature film on the US Netflix’s library. His previous short film, Csicska/ Beast, based on extended research and inspired by newspaper articles, and television news on the theme of modern-day slavery. This film had world premier at Quinzaine Section in 2011 and had excellent festival response.

    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 programs as well as hosting high-profile TV shows

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