The Dead Poet – Seven Tales about Miklós Radnóti

A film by Márton Vécsei, Nóra Lakos, Daphne Samaras, Júlia Széphelyi, Andrea Ausztrics, Miklós Mendrei, Márton Szirmai and Pater Sparrow.

Tagline: A Hungarian poet who died in the Holocaust has been personified through his life and poetry by eight Hungarian directors’ own contemporary vision of everyday life and struggles.

Synopsis: The Dead Poet – 7 Tales of Miklós Radnóti is a sketch-film that focuses on the famous Hungarian poet’s life through eight Hungarian director’s eyes. Each story combines an original work of the poet and the young talent’s own special genre that gives a unique journey for the viewers. Seven different type of storytelling and period of lifetime recall the importance and greatness of Radnoti’s constantly struggling plight.

Role: creative producer and segment director of FAM

Year: 2015

world premier: June 1, 2016 15th Transilvania International Film Festival Septermber 2, 2017 14th BuSho International Short Film Festival
November 20, 2016 1st Filmette Film Festival, New York
August 15, 2016 Norwich Radical Film Festival, Norwich, UK
3rd Equality Film Festival, Kiev

January 27, Milestone Institute, organised by the Várfok Gallery
April 11, 2017 special screening for the world day of poetry in Bucharest, organised by the Hungarian Cultural Institute
April 10, 2017  screening for MA and PhD students at The National University of Theatre and Cinematography from Bucharest, organised by the Hungarian Cultural Institute
November 27, 2016 Limmud Wien, Vienna, Austria (followed by a lecture with the producer/segment director)
May 10, 2016 Aranytíz Filmclub, Budapest, Hungary
March 12, 2015 Toldi Cinema, Budapest, Hungary (invitation only)

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Júlia Széphelyi, the director of Holy Night segment talks about her ideas and personal connection of the topic (in Hungarian).

The making of the Patience that Blossoms into Death with director Pater Sparrow.

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