SATURDAY 24/09 H 2 p.m. – SALA SCALO AT NUOVO CINEMA NOSADELLA
Directed by Asia Dér and Sári Haragonics – Unghery, 2020
UNGARIAN WITH ITALIAN AND ENGLISH SUBTITLES
Translated by Annalisa Napoli
As Hungary’s political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former green politician, loses faith in the pretend-to-be democratic parliament of Hungary and retires from politics. She and her musician partner Nóra decide to adopt a child and focus on building a family together. With a sensitive lens and close access, directors Asia Dér and Sári Haragonics follow the two women through their long and ultimately successful adoption process to bring home their young daughter.
But tensions begin to rise between the two as Virág thrives in her role as mother and Nóra struggles to find her place within the family. As the rising tides of right wing propaganda in Hungary begin to overflow into their family, their lives hit a boiling point and they must face the difficult decision of whether to leave their country behind.