Land of Glory

Film still: Land of GloryPhoto: Moritz Friese © DFFB
Short Fiction, Drama, 2020, 27 min.
Original title: Pannónia dicsérete
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles
Director: Borbála Nagy
Screenplay: Borbála Nagy, Judit Anna Bánházi
Cinematography: Moritz Friese
Cast: Hanna Angelus, Nóra Rainer-Micsinyei, Zsuzsa Faragó, Péter Janklovics, Producer: Margarita Amineva
Festivals: Max Ophüls Prize, Saarbrücken 2020, Filmfest Dresden 2020, Achtung Berlin 2020, Cologne Short Film Festival 2020, Poitiers Film Festival 2020, Premiers Plans Angers 2021
Awards: Best Medium-Length Film, Achtung Berlin 2020; Third Jury Award & Audience Award, Cologne Short Film Festival 2020; German Short Film Award 2020

A school somewhere in Hungary. An ordinary literature class with unextraordinary, indifferent students. It feels like a normal day, except that the Hungarian Prime Minister is about to visit. The school secretary, the mastermind of the ceremony, tries to keep everything under control, especially the celebratory cake, which doesn’t fit in the fridge. While the cooks struggle to fix the problem, 17-year-old Márti, who is supposed to greet the Prime Minister on stage, hesitantly prepares her little rebellion.

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