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1994 | Color | 450 min

In a dilapidated village in 1980s Hungary, life has come to a virtual standstill on a small, collective farm. The autumn rains have started. Having closed down their community, the villagers expect to receive a large cash payment that evening, which they will use to leave. Some want to abscond earlier with more than their fair share of the money, until they hear that the smooth- talking and charismatic Irimias, who disappeared over two years ago and whom they thought had died, is coming back. They are all apprehensive that he will take the money with one of his grandiose schemes to keep the community going.


Country: Alemania, Suiza, Hungría
Direction: Tarr; Béla
Script: Krasznahorkai; László, Tarr; Béla
Production: Fehér; György, Waldburger; Ruth, Von Vietinghoff; Joachim
Photography: Medvigy; Gábor
Music: Vig; Mihály
Cast:Horváth; Putyi, Vig; Mihály, Felugossy; László, Derzsi; János, Almássy Albert; éva
Participation year at FICM: 2011

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