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A WOMAN CAPTURED

A WOMAN CAPTURED

An intimate close-up of a woman with a lined face. She's asleep, until the filmmaker whispers, "Marish." Marish opens her eyes and sits up quickly, confused but smiling. This is an apt summary of what happened during the time director Bernadett Tuza-Ritter spent filming her. Marish has been exploited for more than 10 years by the woman for whom she toils as a housekeeper - entirely unpaid. She's forbid- den to do anything without permission. Can she ever learn to trust people again? Cautiously, Marish starts to take Tuza-Ritter into her confidence. She dreams of seeing her daughter again. Will she find the courage to take a step forward in her life? (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam)

Bernadett Tuza-Ritter
Graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Hungary in 2009 and was the editor of several Hungarian features, shorts and documentaries that have
been screened internationally and have received numerous awards
at renowned film festivals. She
 has also worked on international movies as an editor and script supervisor with directors from over twelve countries.

Film Selection: A Woman Captured (2017, doc) — Cinetrain: Russian Winter  (2015, doc)
 — Just the way it is  (2013, short doc)

Competition Documentary 2018

Bernadett Tuza-Ritter

Hungary 2017
DCP / color
89 minutes
Hungarian
OmeU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter
Editing
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter, Nóra Richter
Sound
Márton Kristóf, Tamás Bohács, Rudolf Várhegyi
Music
Csaba Kalotás
Producers
Julianna Ugrin, Viki Réka Kiss, Erik Winker, Martin Roelly

Trailer

Production

Éclipse Film, CORSO Film
World Sales

Syndicado

Weltpremiere / World Premiere
IDFA 2017

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere

CROSSING EUROPE Social Awareness Award - Best Documentary 2018
€ 5.000,- powered by gfk-Gesellschaft für Kulturpolitik OÖ