Sunset (Napszállta)

(2018, feature, 35mm, color, 142 minutes, 1:1,85)
co-produced with:France

1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. The young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. She is nonetheless sent away by the new owner, Oszkár Brill. While preparations are under way at the Leiter hat store, to host guests of uttermost importance, a man abruptly comes to Irisz, looking for a certain Kálmán Leiter. Refusing to leave the city, the young woman follows Kálmán’s tracks, her only link to a lost past. Her quest brings her through the dark streets of Budapest, where only the Leiter hat store shines, into the turmoil of a civilization on the eve of its downfall.


Festivals & Sales: Playtime


Irisz Leiter
Oszkár Brill


Venice International Film Festival - 2018


Seville Film Festival - 2018

Best European Co-Production

Beijing International Film Festival - 2019

Best Director Laszlo Nemes

Hungarian Film Awards - 2019

Best Sound Editor Tamás Zányi

Best Cinematographer Mátyás Erdély

Best Music Composer László Melis

Best Make up

Best Costume Design Györgyi Szakács

Best Production Design László Rajk

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