We are pleased to announce that the specialist genre film company Black Mandala has acquired the Hungarian horror film Post Mortem, directed by Péter Bergendy. The movie has been chosen by to represent Hungary at the Oscars 2022 in the category of Best International Feature Film. Post Mortem premiered at the Warsaw and Sitges film festivals last year, and went on to screen at more than 20 genre festivals, picking up prizes in Trieste, Fantasporto, Sombra and Parma.
Last week the film received 10 awards at TORONTO AFTER DARK Film Festival: BEST FEATURE FILM - AUDIENCE CHOICE BRONZE BEST HORROR FILM BEST DIRECTOR (Péter Bergendy) BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Fruzsina Hais) BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS BEST SOUND DESIGN BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY BEST EDITING MOST SCARY FILM FILM MOST WANT TO SEE A SEQUEL TO
Set at the end of the First World War, the film follows Tomás, a traveling photographer who wanders through Hungary and photographs the recently deceased. Following the premonitory call of a 10-year-old orphan girl, Anna, arrives in a small town where an unusual number of supernatural phenomena occur. The spirits need to tell him something, so Thomas decides to find out what is happening.
Director: Péter Bergendy.
Cast: Viktor Klem, Fruzsina Hais, Schell Judit, Andrea Ladányi, Zsolt Anger, Gábor Reviczky, Gabriella Hámori, András Balogh, Diána Kiss, Mari Nagy, Ildikó Tóth, Eszter Kiss, Tamás Miklós Hajdu.