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’The History of Aviation’ to open Hungarian Film Week

The new short of European Film Academy Award-winning director Bálint Kenyeres, ’The History of Aviation’ is to open the 40th Hungarian Film Week on 29 January in Budapest.

Starring Marie Mure, Andreas Leupold, Júlia Nyakó, Mari Nagy and László Babarczy the 1905 period piece is about an upper middle class family having an afternoon picnic on the Normandian shores.
Responsible for the visual effects was the renowned Paris and Los Angeles based BUF Compagnie, one of the leading European VFX companies who also worked on The Dark Knight, the Matrix Trilogy, Panic Room, Fight Club and regularly contributes to the works of Michel Gondry, Luc Besson, David Fincher, David Lynch, Sam Raimi, Wong Kar Wai and Oliver Stone.

‘The History of Aviation’ is a co-production of France’s Bizibi, Hungarian Café Film and Travissss Film and Duna Workshop.
Bálint Kenyeres’ previous short ‘Before Dawn’ (2007) premiered in Cannes, was honoured at Sundance and won European Film Academy’s Best Short among other prizes and invitations to more than 140 festivals worldwide.

The History of Aviation (A repülés története / L’histoire de l’aviation)
2009, 35mm, colour, anamorphic, 1:2,35, 15’

Normandy, 1905. The picnic is over; the upper middle class party prepares to go home. They are waiting for just one last photograph, but someone is still missing from the group…

Director: Bálint Kenyeres
Producer: Emmanuel Agneray, Tamás Hutlassa, Bálint Kenyeres
Co-producer: György Durst
Screenplay: Bálint Kenyeres, Tamás Beregi
DoP: Mátyás Erdély
Sound designer: Tamás Zányi
Cast: Eszter Adorján, László Babarczy, János Kalmár, Kálmán Kovács, Andreas Leupold, Caroline Matthieu, Juliana Mrvova, Marie Mure, Dénes Nagy, Mari Nagy, Júlia Nyakó

Produced by Bizibi (Fr), Café Film (Hu), Travissss Film (Hu)


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