WARSAW: German sales outfit M-Appeal has acquired a Land of Storms, a first feature by Hungarian director Adam Csaszi for its Cannes line-up that includes several strong CEE titles. The film is produced by Proton Cinema coproduction with I’m FILM, Café Film and Unafilm,
Land of Storms is about the sexual awakening of a young man. Szabolcs plays in a German football team, as does his roommate, Bernard. After an ugly argument Szabolcs returns to Hungary where he meets Áron and a mutual attraction between the two boys develops. But when Bernard also shows up in Hungary a turbulent love triangle develops.
Other titles in the M-Appeal line-up for Cannes include the Japanese Dog by Romanian director Tudor Cristian Jurgui and produced by Libra Film Productions and The Major by Russian director Yury Bykov