BUDAPEST: Csaba Fazekas (Boldog születésnapot!) is shooting his second feature, Swing, a musical comedy inspired by Hungarian hits. The story is driven by three desperate women who join together to turn their lives around, mixing jazzy beats with drama.
Producer Unio Film (http://www.uniofilm.hu/) has won HUF325 million (1 m EUR) from the National Film Fund (http://filmalap.hu/http://filmalap.hu/) from an overall budget of 1.4 m EUR, the rest secured from co-producers TV2 (http://tv2.hu/) and Sparks Camera & Lighting (http://www.sparks.hu/welcome.php).
The 40-day shoot started 27 July. Theatrical release is planned for March.
Crew:Director: Csaba FazekasScript: Csaba FazekasDoP: Dániel GarasProducer: Márk BodzsárMusic: Csaba FaltayCostumes: Márk Lakatos
Cast: Mari Törőcsik, Eszter Ónodi, Eszter Csákányi, Franciska Törőcsik
Production company: Unio Film Kft.