Curtiz Title Sequence

America is on the edge of war. Hungarian-born director MICHAEL CURTIZ, under government pressure gets a chance to influence public opinion about war, thus gaining international recognition by directing a new propaganda film: CASABLANCA. Meanwhile, he's is working on helping his Jewish sister flee from Hungary before the Nazis get to her also, his daughter appears on set with the purpose of getting answers why Curtiz had abandoned her as a child. Can Curtiz overcome his famously arrogant and cynical personality? What sacrifices make a man a patriot in a foreign country, a good brother and an honest father at the same time? What should his main character, Rick, choose in the end of Casablanca?

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Credits

Director:

Tamás Yvan Topolánszky

Executive Producer:

Orian Williams

Producer:

Claudia Sümeghy, Tamás Yvan Topolánszky, Barnabás Hutlassa

Screenwriter:

Zsuzsanna Bak, Tamás Yvan Topolánszky, Ward Parry

Cinematographer:

Zoltán Dévényi

Editor:

Eszter Bodoky

Production Designer:

Emil Goodman, Tamás Yvan Topolánszky

Sound Designer:

Imre Madácsi

Music:

Gábor Subicz

Principal Cast:

Ferenc Lengyel, Evelin Dobos, Declan Hannigan, Scott Alexander Young, József Gyabronka, Nikolett Barabás, Christopher Krieg, Andrew Hefler, Lili Bordán, Yan & Rafael Feldman

Additional Credits:

Producer: Claudia Sümeghy, Executive Producer: Orian Williams, Director: Tamás Yvan Topolánszky, Director of Photography: Zoltán Dévényi, Editor: Eszter Bodoky, Gaffer: András Szendrő, Co-producer: Judit Romwalter

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Tamás Yvan Topolánszky
JUNO11 Pictures
tamas.topolanszky@gmail.com
0036704520149

Publicity Contact:

Claudia Sümeghy
claudia@junoeleven.com
0036302488239

Details

Primary Entry:
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Secondary Entry:
Music Badge
Interactive Badge
Film Festival Wristband
Year:

2018

Genre:

Narrative Feature

Screening in:

Title Design Program

Screening Section:

Title Design Competition

Screening Category:

Title Sequence

Runtime:

01:33 mins