Lily Lane

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    Lily Lane

    Liliom Osveny

    Directed by

    Hungary

    2016

    91 min

    • Hungarian

    Drama

    When Rebeka and her young son, Danny, are together, they throw themselves into a world of stories and secrets. After the death of her mother, Rebeka decides to track down her estranged father. She takes Danny to places she knew as a child, inventing stories as a way of relating her dark recollections of childhood to him. While her memories start turning into demons, Rebeka and Danny carry on their dreamy journey regardless.

    Awards

    • Golden Olive Tree - European FF Lecce
    • Best Film (Parallels and Encounters) - FF Palić

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Angéla Stefanovics
    Bálint Sótonyi
    Miklós Székely B.
    Mária Gindert
    Maja Balogh
    Screenplay
    Bence Fliegauf
    Cinematography
    Zoltán Lovas
    Editing
    Balázs Budai
    Music
    Bence Fliegauf

    Director's Statement

    A mother seeks out her estranged father in the aftermath of her mother’s death.

    Sales
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    Production
    FRAKTAL FILM

    Press

    An evocative mood piece.

    Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter

    Bence Fliegauf

    Bence Fliegauf

    Hungary

    Bence Fliegauf was born in 1974 in Budapest. He never attended film school, instead working as an assistant director for television as he continued on the path toward directing, screenwriting, set design and sound engineering. His debut feature FOREST (2003) won the Wolfgang Staudte Prize and Gene Moskowitz Critics Prize at the Berlin Film Festival. His 2007 feature MILKY WAY won Locarno's Golden Leopard for Filmmakers of the Present and Barcelona (L'Alternativa) Independent Film Festival's Feature Film Prize. DEALER won the Berliner Zeitung Audience Award at the 2004 Berlin Film Festival, as well as several Best Director prizes (Mar Del Plata, Wiesbaden, Lecce). WOMB (2010) was called "one of the most spectacularly handsome films of the year" by Screen International, and premiered at the 2010 Locarno Film Festival. One of his country's most internationally-recognized young directors, Bence Fliegauf returned to his native Hungary for his fifth feature film, JUST THE WIND (2012).More recently, his film LILY LANE was selected at the Berlinale Forum.

    Selected Filmography