17-03-2009

Debt wraps first Hungarian shoot

By Gyorgy Karpati

Miramax's The Debt, directed by John Madden and starring Helen Mirren, completed the first of two filming sequences in Hungary.

Miramax (www.miramax.com) will return to Hungary following filming in Israel.

The Debt, a remake of a 2007 Israeli thriller, also stars Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson and Hungarian actor Marton Csokas. Production companies are Marv Films (London) and local production services company Pioneer Pictures (www.pioneer.hu/pp).

Hungarian distribution, planned for 2010, is through Forum Film Hungary (www.forumhungary.hu).

Pioneer Pictures: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel. + 36-1-411-3010