Thursday | December 14, 2017

The director of an industrial slaughterhouse is suspicious about Maria, the new quality inspector sent by the authorities. Endre thinks she’s pretty, but she’s too formal and keeps too much to herself. He also thinks she’s too tough on grading the beef carcass, but Maria sticks to her standards with the same focused order she tries to run her life.

During routine company interviews, a lady psychologist discovers that Maria and Endre are having similar recurring dreams. They are embarrassed by what this implies, as the two introverts know nothing about one another outside of work. The following day, they check again: they had the exact same dream the night before. As they continue to compare dreams, it becomes clear that they meet each night in a common realm: a peaceful snowy forest where they are graceful deer who gently love each other.

Maria and Endre hesitantly accept this strange coincidence. They cannot ignore the intimacy they share so effortlessly in their dreams. For two people seemingly not suitable at all for love, it won’t be easy to recreate in broad daylight this harmonious relationship of their lonely nights…

Awards:
2017 Berlin International Film Festival – Winner of the Golden Bear Award, FIPRESCI Award & Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

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Local Release: 07 Dec 2017
Directed by: Ildikó Enyedi
Starring: Géza Morcsányi, Alexandra Borbély, Zoltán Schneider
Genre: Drama / Romance
Language: Hungarian
Distributor: GSC Movies