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Lost Times

(Utolsó Idök)

by Áron Mátyássy

Hungary 2009, 90 min, 35 mm

The car mechanic Ivan lives with his autistic sister Eszter in a small, desolate village by the border in Eastern Hungary. Ivan earns some extra money by smuggling diesel oil across the border. He falls in love with Ilus, who has just finished her state graduate exams and will move to another town. One day Eszter gets raped by a stranger in the nearby woods. The police investigations have no outcome. After the traumatic event Eszter carries on living her life as she used to but becomes mute, refusing to say a word. When Ivan discovers some evidence of Eszter’s rape, he takes justice into his own hands...


Grand Prix Hungarian Film Critics 2010,
Golden Reel (Best Feature Film) - Hungarian Film Week 2009


World Premiere: Hungarian Film Week 2009
International Premiere: Karlovy Vary IFF 2009
Montréal Film Festival 2009
Vancouver IFF 2009
Ghent IFF 2009
Chicago IFF 2009
Warsaw FF 2009
Panorama of European Cinema 2009
Starz Denver FF 2009

Cast & Crew

József Kádas, Teréz Vass, Eszter Földes

Production: Uniofilm in Co-Production with Hungarian Television

Áron Mátyássy

Born in Budapest in 1978. Graduated from the Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest (Faculty of Philosophy – Film Theory) in 2000 and from Hungarian Academy of Drama and Film, Budapest (Film and Television Dept.) in 2005.