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.  
All Short films at IFFR 2017

The other films shown within Behind the Facade

Original title
A legvidámabb barakk
Filmmaker
Noémi Varga
Country
United Kingdom, Hungary
Year
2016
Medium
DCP
Length
16’
Language
Hungarian
Producer
Emília Gacsályi, Ildiko Kosztolni
Sales
Noémi Varga
Cinematography
Marcell Nagy
Sound Design
Zoltán Juhász, Louis Tompkins
Music
György Korda, Klári Balázs