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DEVA

DEVA

In the small town of Deva, Kató, a teen girl living in an orphanage, gets electrocuted while drying her hair. This apparently banal event will turn things upside down. The orphanage is invaded by electricians, and a new volunteer, Bogi, is hired to help restore the order. Kató will become infatuated by her to the point of reconsidering the way she views her world. "In 2005 I met a 3-year-old albino girl in a children’s home in Deva. We became friends, and she inspired the story. Deva is a film about the transition between childhood and adulthood and the ambiguity of this age.“ (Petra Szöcs)

Petra Szöcs 
Petra Szöcs was born in Cluj, Romania, in 1981. She lives and works as poet, screenwriter and director in Budapest. Her short films have been shown at international festivals, and she has won several awards for her poetry. "Deva" is her feature film debut.

Film Selection: Deva (2018) - Csoszogj úgy (Limp Like That, 2016, short) - A kivégzés (The Execution, 2014, short) - Aki bújt (Hide-and-Seek, 2009, short)

European Panorama Fiction

Petra Szöcs

Hungary 2018
76 minutes
Romanian/Hungarian
OmeU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Zoltán Dévényi
Editing
László Dunai
Sound
Imre Madácsi
Cast
Csengelle Nagy, Fatma Mohamed, Boglárka Komán, Botond Páll
Producers
Péter Fülöp

Trailer
Website

Production

FP Films
World Sales

Wide

Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Venice International Film Festival 2018

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere