The Happiest Barrack

Noémi Varga

IFFR 2017

Bright Future Short

  • 16'
  • United Kingdom
  • 2016
Tracing her grandmother’s life of destitution in Soviet Hungary, Noémi Varga scans a house, the inhabitants of which appear numb and deprived of all sensation under the pressures of Soviet 'socialism'. Phone conversations with her family reveal the depths of her grandmother’s suffering, representing a generation of pain.  


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Director
Noémi Varga
Countries of production
United Kingdom, Hungary
Production Year
2016
Festival Edition
IFFR 2017
Length
16'
Medium
DCP
Original title
A legvidámabb barakk
Language
Hungarian
Producers
Emília Gacsályi, Ildiko Kosztolni
Sales
Noémi Varga
Cinematography
Marcell Nagy
Sound Design
Zoltán Juhász, Louis Tompkins
Music
György Korda, Klári Balázs