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Igor et Ivan Buharov

MELEGVIZEK ORSZAGA
LAND OF WARM WATERS

Hungary, Slovakia, Germany, Norway / 2021 / 82
World Premiere

Igor et Ivan Buharov
Ayahuasca, radio waves, paranormal phenomena…Here are some of the ingredients of this new work filmed in 8mm by the Buharov brothers – an unfettered fantasy. In addition, there is a cactus and other plants, unexplained skin breakouts, a handful of magi and a mysterious mayor who completes the cast of this film about a modicum of science and, above all, fiction. In this wacky world there is a vast array of whimsical characters, each one undertaking their own personal metaphysical/ futuristic quest. The film is an ode to a kind of anarchy, a heterogeneous mishmash joyously made on a shoestring, like films from the dawn of the industry. Moreover, it’s a fairy-tale swarming with echoes of recent events and contemporary political questions in Hungary and beyond.
(Nicolas Feodoroff)

Technical sheet

Original Version : Hungarian.
Subtitles : English.
Script : Igor Buharov, Ivan Buharov.
Photography : Igor Buharov, Ivan Buharov, Árpád Horváth, Marcell Rév, Róbert Bordás.
Editing : László Dunai.
Sound : Gábor Ripli
Casting : Domokos Szabo, Orsolya Török-Illyés, Szabolcs Hajdu, Ibolya Péva, Mária Bagdiné Kovács, Illés Nyitrai, László Horváth, Hermina Fátyol, Iringó Réti, György Cserhalmi, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Karina Kecskés.
Production : Hevesi Adrienn (Álomvadász Kft.) Hevesi Nándor (Álomvadász Kft.) Szilágyi Kornél (Álomvadász Kft.) Antal Ilona (Pioneer Pictures) Kemény Ildikó (Pioneer Pictures) Peták Eleonóra (Pioneer Pictures) Pusztai Ferenc (KHM Film) Gál Mihály (Korda Filmstúdió Kft.) Rajnai György (Korda Filmstúdió Kft.) Hídvégi Zoltán (Umbrella Kreatív Műhely Kft.) Angyal Gergő (Umbrella Kreatív Műhely Kft.) Kázmér Miklós (Umbrella Kreatív Műhely Kft.) Haakon Gundersen (Alphaville Virtual Studios Kft.) Herner Dániel (Alphaville Virtual Studios Kft.) Sipos Gábor (Laokoon Film Kft.) Rajna Gábor (Laokoon Film Kft.) Stalter Judit (Laokoon Film Kft.) Zora Jaurová (MPhilms s.r.o.) Prikler Mátyás (MPhilms s.r.o.) Petrányi Viktória (Proton Cinema Kft.) Mundruczó Kornél (Proton Cinema Kft.) Hutlassa Tamás (Film Force Team Kft.) Hutlassa Barnabás (Film Force Team Kft.) Michel Balagué (Volte)
Filmography : Untitled – Moving Skeletons, 2018. Infectious Courage, 2018. Most of the souls that live here, 2016. The price of the memories, 2016. Idle Jackals, 2016. Meteorit Buddha, 2013. Sendero Mariposa, 2013. Rudderless, 2011. Johnny and the goosies, 2010. Mothmilk, 2009. Slow Mirror, 2007. Oneheadword Protection, 2006. Is the Killer Going to the Cemetery?, 2003. Hotel Tubu, 2002. The Triumph of Sympathy, 2000. Concern of One’s Fellow Man, 1999. Tales for Cruel People, 1999. The Programme, 1998. Wake Up Mumu!, 1997. Goodbye Mama!, 1997. Metroul, 1996. Monday, 1996. Sunday, 1995.

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Igor et Ivan Buharov

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