Greenwich Leisure simply snagged U.S. rights to an Oscar hopeful. Screen Daily reports that the distribution firm will launch “Preparations to Be Collectively for an Unknown Interval of Time,” Hungary’s worldwide Oscar submission, January 22 stateside.
Written and directed by Lili Horvát, the drama tells the story of Márta (Natasa Stork), a 40-year-old neurosurgeon who sacrifices her profitable profession within the U.S. and strikes again to Budapest to make a life with the person she loves. “However she waits for him on the Liberty Bridge in useless — he doesn’t seem at their rendezvous. Márta begins to seek for him desperately, however when she lastly finds him, the love of her life claims that they’ve by no means met earlier than,” the supply hints.
“I’m honored by the response our movie has acquired from each critics and audiences and for being chosen as Hungary’s Academy Award submission,” mentioned Horvát. “It’s been an unimaginable journey to date and I can’t await it to proceed with Greenwich’s launch in the US.”
“It’s vital that our heroine doesn’t navigate herself into the dangerous trials of this internal journey on the typical youthful, [idealistic] age, however whereas approaching 40 — when an individual has rather more to lose. I see some nice sovereignty on this,” Horvát advised us. “There’s an internal area in all of us the place processes happen which are undetectable on the floor — a secret life the place we weave plans and desires regarding ourselves. That is the actual terrain of the movie: perception, creativeness, the realm of instinct.”
“Preparations to Be Collectively for an Unknown Interval of Time” made its North American premiere on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant, and has picked up honors on the Chicago Movie Pageant and Warsaw Movie Pageant, amongst different fests.
Horvát’s first characteristic, “The Wednesday Little one,” received the East of the West Award on the 2015 Karlovy Range Worldwide Movie Pageant.