- Original title
A martfüi rém (Strangled)
- Running time
- 118 min.
FocusFox Studio. Distributed by Aladdin Rental / FocusFox Studio
Thriller | Based On A True Story. Serial Killers. Sexual Abuse. 1960s
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on real-life events, this psycho-thriller is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martfü. A psychotic killer is on the prowl, who continues to slaughter young women while an innocent man is wrongly accused and sentenced for crimes he could never have committed. A determined detective arrives on the scene and soon becomes obsessed with the case while under pressure from the prosecutor to see a man hang. Stuck in the suffocating social, political and psychological world of socialist Hungary, we soon find ourselves entangled in a web of intricate conspiracy and disturbing drama.
2017: 9 Hungarian Film Awards, including Best Film, Director and Actress (Zsófia Szamosi)
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