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(2012, feature, 35mm, colour, 98 min., 1:1,85)
Co-produced with Germany
Director of photography:
Intuit Pictures / DE
Magda, a female writer struggling for success, employs an elderly woman called Emerence to be her housekeeper.
From their first encounter, it is clear that Emerence is no ordinary maid. Although everyone in the neighbourhood knows and respects her, no one knows anything about her private life or has ever been allowed to enter her home.
However, a dramatic event in the writer’s life prompts Emerence to unveil glimpses of her traumatic past - a past which sheds light on her very peculiar behaviour.
brilliantly illustrates the bond as it develops between these two very different women and, ultimately, the tragic end of their relationship.
2012 - Hungarian Film Festival in Los Angeles:
Michael Curtiz Audience Award
Wiesbaden GoEast Film Festival
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Moscow International Film Festival
Palic International Film Festival
Pula Film Festival
Skopje Film Festival
Tbilisi International Film Festival
Vlissingen Film by the Sea