New Directors Competition
World War II, occupied Soviet Union. István Semetka is a simple Hungarian farmer who serves as a caporal in a special unit scouting for partisan groups. On their way to a remote village, his company falls under enemy fire. As the commander is killed, Semetka has to overcome his fears and take command of the unit as he is dragged into a chaos that he cannot control.
Winner of the best director award at Berlin International Film Festival.
ESPAÇO ITAÚ DE CINEMA - AUGUSTA SALA 3
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Sára László, Marcell Gerő, Inese Boka-Grūbe, Caroline Piras, Melanie Blocksdorf
Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1980. He graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest in 2009. As a guest student, he spent a year at the Berlin Film Academy. His short fiction Soft Rain was premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival in 2013. Nagy also made the medium-length documentaries Another Hungary (2013) and Harm (2015). Natural Light is his first feature film.