Wed, Apr 26|
THE BALLAD OF PIARGY
A LOVE STORY ABOUT UNCLEAR GUILT, LOVE AND CRUEL PUNISHMENT.
Time & Location
Apr 26, 2023, 8:00 PM
Toldi Cinema, Budapest, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 36–38, 1054.
About The Film
The Ballad of Piargy | 26 April | 20:00 | Big Hall
Slovakia | Czechia | 2022 | 100 mins
Feature film, in Slovak with English and Hungarian subtitles
It’s spring 1939. The bishop in Banská Bystrica finds out that in the village of Piargy, buried by an avalanche a few days previously, the Antichrist was born. The bishop calls on the priest Baláž and asks him to investigate the statements of Johanka, the only survivor of the catastrophe. Baláž wants to know exactly what happened in Piargy.
After the screening, there will be a discussion with the actress Judit Pecháček.
After the discussion with Judit Pecháček, there will be a concert of Guszti Balogh & Brájen Balogh Duo in the Toldi Club.
Ivo Trajkov (*1965) – director
Ivo Trajkov is a Macedonian director, producer, editor, scriptwriter, dramaturg, and editor. He also works as a director, producer, scriptwriter, and documentary filmmaker for Czech Television. He has made several documentaries such as Takové normální manželství (Just an Ordinary Marriage) and Výpověď utajeného svědka (Testimony of a Secret Witness), as well as a TV film about the suicide of Jan Zajíc. Three of his feature films were nominated by Macedonia for the Academy Awards.
Judit Pecháček (*1988) – actress and guest
Judit Pecháček is an actress. She performs mainly on stage, appearing at the Andrej Bagar Theatre and the Jókai Theatre, and she has also been a guest at the Slovak National Theatre. In 2011, she made her feature film debut in Dom – for this film, she won the Blue Angel Award for Best Actress at the 2011 Art Film Festival, followed by the Igric Award, and finally the prestigious The Sun in a Net Award and the Student Jury Award at the 18th International Titanic Film Festival in Budapest.
Photo: © Mayo Hirc