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The World of Márta Mészáros

Adoption • 20m

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    ADOPTION was the first film by a woman to win the prestigious Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. Director Márta Mészáros reflects on the experience and the film’s production, in this interview shot by the National Film Institute Hungary in Berlin in 2019.

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    In 1978, German filmmaker Katja Raganelli set out for Budapest to capture Márta Mészáros at work on the set of her ninth feature, ON THE MOVE. The result is an intimate portrait of Mészáros’s life and approach to her craft, featuring interviews with the director as well as close collaborators.