The Euphoria of Being

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    The Euphoria of Being

    A létezés eufóriája

    Directed by

    Hungary

    2019

    84 min

    • Hungarian

    Documentary

    Éva Fahidi was 20 years old when she returned to Hungary from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. She was all alone: 49 members of her family were murdered, including her mother, her father, and her little sister. Seventy years later, aged 90, Éva is asked to participate in a dance-theatre performance about her life.

    Awards

    • Human Rights Award - Sarajevo FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Réka Szabó
    Cinematography
    Claudia Kovács
    Editing
    Péter Sass
    Sylvie Gadmer
    Music
    Balázs Barna
    Production
    CAMPFILM

    Press

    Réka Szabó

    Réka Szabó

    Hungary

    Réka Szabó (Budapest, 1969) graduated in mathematics and informatics, meanwhile she fell in love with contemporary dance. She is now the Artistic Director of The Symptoms, one of the most significant contemporary dance-theater companies in Hungary. Her documentary THE EUPHORIA OF BEING (2019) world premiered at Locarno FF.