Event Detail

Jan
31
Thursday
Jan
31
Thu
Education :: Misc
Documentary and Narrative Film 2019 Series (1st of 4 films)
7:00 PM
Bitterroot Public Library
Description:
"1945"
Hungarian/2017/Independent Narrative/91 minutes
Please join us in the library meeting room at 7:00 pm, 306 State Street, Hamilton, Montana
Call 406 363 1670 for questions
Russian, Hebrew, English/Independent Documentary/75 minutes
Based on the acclaimed short story "Homecoming" by Gábor T. Szántó

"On a summer day in 1945, an Orthodox man and his grown son return to a village in Hungary while the villagers prepare for
the wedding of the town clerk's son. The townspeople – suspicious, remorseful, fearful, and cunning – expect the worst and
behave accordingly. The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of the village's deported Jews and expects them to demand
their illegally acquired property back.
Director Ferenc Török paints a complex picture of a society trying to come to terms with the recent horrors they’ve
experienced, perpetrated, or just tolerated for personal gain. A superb ensemble cast, lustrous black and white
cinematography, and historically detailed art direction contribute to an eloquent drama that reiterates Thomas Wolfe’s famed
sentiment: you can’t go home again. " Menemsha Films, Inc.

Meeting room of libraray, 7:00 pm
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Bitterroot Public Library
Address: 306 State Street Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone: 406-363-1670

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