The Werckmeister Harmonies

Hungary, France, Germany, Italy | Hungarian | Black and white | 145 m
Subtitles: English

An innocent young man witnesses violence break out after an isolated village is inflamed by the arrival of a circus and its peculiar attractions.  


Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky  

Bio: Director and screenwriter. He began his career at sixteen as an amateur filmmaker. Debuting with the film FAMILY NEST, Tarr began his directorial career with a brief period of what he refers to as "social cinema", aimed at telling everyday stories about ordinary people. He is the president of the Hungarian Filmmakers’ Association, and has been given the most prestigious Hungarian prize for artists: Kossuth Prize. He was named a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres and was honored with several remarkable national, international awards, honorary doctorates and life achievement awards.