Bence Fliegauf is a Hungarian writer, director, production and sound designer. His debut feature film Forest (2003) won the Wolfgang Staudte Prize at the Berlinale Forum section. In 2004, he won the Berliner Zeitung Audience Award for Dealer (2004) in the same section of the Berlinale, and the film went on to win over 20 awards in international film festivals, including the FIPRESCI award. In 2007, Fliegauf was awarded the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival for Milky Way. His feature film Just the Wind, which explored radical implications in the ruthless murder of several rural families, received the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Berlinale, the Amnesty International Film Prize andthe Peace Film Award. It also won the Council of Europe Film Award at the Istanbul International Film Festival.
- Lily Lane
Hungary/ Germany/ France, 2016 dir. Bence Fliegauf Centred on a relationship between a mother and her young son, acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Bence Fliegauf’s latest feature is at once a tale about growing up, motherhood and separation, and an expedition into self-constructed, fictitious and bygone worlds. We first meet the film’s protagonist, Rebeka (Angéla Stefanovics), as she narrates a bedtime story in a darkened room to her young son Danny…Read more →