Two Hungarian Films Win Silver Bear in Berlinale Competition

2021. március 08.

Hungary Today

The two Hungarian films in competition at the Berlinale international film festival have won Silver Bears this year, organisers said on Friday. 

The Silver Bear for Best Director went to Dénes Nagy for his debut film Natural Light made in Hungarian-Latvian-French-German co-production. Based on the novel of renowned Hungarian writer Pál Závada, Natural Light tells the story of István Semetka, a Hungarian farmer who serves as a Sub-Lieutenant in a special unit scouting for partisan groups in WWII occupied Soviet Union.

The Silver Bear for Best Supporting Performance has been awarded to Lilla Kizlinger in Forest – I See You Everywhere directed by Bence Fliegauf. The film is a series of short stories about people revealing the secret of their lives.