TAXIDERMIA

2007 Oscar Submission from Hungary for Best Foreign Language Film

Official Selection, 2006 Toronto Film Festival

This visceral feast for the senses centers around three generations of vulgar men: a sex-starved soldier living on a remote outpost with only his lieutenant's large wife and beautiful daughters to distract him, his son Kalman, who grows to be a champion speed-eater, and Kalman's diminutive son, a taxidermist who transforms himself into a human art object.

DIR/SCR György Palfi, based on the shorts stories of Lajos Parti Nagy; PROD Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, Emilie Georges, Gabriele Kranzelbinder and Alexandre Mallet-Guy. Hungary/Austria/France, 2006, color, 91 min. In Hungarian with English subtitles.

Friday, November 9, 9:45; Saturday, November 10, 10:00

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