Those Who Remained – Austin Jewish Film Festival

Those Who Remained

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Having survived the camps, 42-year-old Aldó lives a solitary life as a doctor in Budapest. Sixteen-year-old Klára lives reluctantly with her great-aunt, holding on to hope that her father and mother will return. She meets Aldó, and soon the two of them find something in each other that has long been absent in their lives.

As they grow closer and closer, the joy in both of their lives slowly returns. But as the Soviet Empire rises to power in Hungary, their pure and loving father-daughter relationship is misunderstood and frowned upon.

A lyrical story of the healing power of love in the midst of conflict, loss and trauma, “Those Who Remained” reveals the healing process of Holocaust survivors through the eyes of a young girl in post-World War II Hungary.

  • Official Selection – Telluride Film Festival 2019
  • Official Entry (Hungary) – Best International Feature Film, 2020 Oscars
  • Winner – Narrative Jury Prize, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2020
  • Winner of 4 Hungarian Film Academy Awards

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Director/Writer Barnabás Tóth

Q&A (FREE) with Director Barnabás Tóth – June 14, 2:00 PM Central Time.
Director

Barnabás Tóth

Country

Hungary

Year

2019

Length

83 minutes

Language

Hungarian (with English subtitles)

Date

May 23, 2020