Karoly MAKK
  • 2016
  • Cannes Classics
  • Restored prints

Budapest, 1953. An old lady lies in her bed that she leaves rarely, but she still wants to live – expectation keeps her alive. She is waiting for her son. Her daughter-in-law fills her life with the most important events. She comes every day. The old lady believes that her son is in America, working on some film. She must not find out that her son is in prison – as a victim of the show trials during the period of the personality cult, and many years have to pass before he will be released. Even if she lived to be a hundred, as the doctor promised, according to the daughter-in-law, it would not be enough. And the young woman plays her role day after day, to keep the old lady alive…

Directed by : Karoly MAKK
Year of production: 1971
Duration: 92




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