BUDAPEST: Oscar-winning Hungarian director István Szabó is mid-way through shooting a film based on the best-selling novel by Hungarian writer Magda Szabó, The Door with Academy Award winner Helen Mirren in the lead role.
The first phase of the shooting took place in Hungary and lasted three weeks. The crew now moves to Germany for interiors and returns to Hungary for final filming in November.
The film is produced by FilmArt Ltd. (http://www.filmart.hu/), co-produced by Intuit Pictures (http://www.intuitpictures.com/) and worldwide sales is handled by Bankside Films (http://www.bankside-films.com/). According to producer Jenő Hábermann the budget of the film is 6 million Euros.
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