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Taskovski Films presents the winner of Europa Cinemas label at Karlovy Vary International Film Festi

Press releases 2008-07-14

Taskovski Films (www.taskovskifilms.com) is proud to announce that the film by Robert Lakatos "Barthalo! (Good Luck!)" was awarded the Europa Cinemas Label prize in Karlovy Vary 2008.

Bahrtalo! is an international coproduction made by Hungarian production company Inforg Studio (www.inforgstudio.hu) together with Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion from Austria and Intuit Pictures from Germany.

This original fiction documentary follows a pair of Hungarians on a journey across Europe all the way to Egypt. Lali, a moustached gypsy, and a bald guy named Lori come from Transylvania and are friends to the end.Though the failures of the charismatic duo have been many and their successesshort-lived, their friendship manages to overcome all obstacles. Encouraged by the director toplay themselves, the actors deal with problems in their own, usually very peculiar way. Hovering on the border between documentary and fiction, the filmalways maintains its creative energy and pure spontaneity.

Bahrtalo! debuted at the Hungarian Film Week in February in the competition section and had its international premiere in the East of the West competition section at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2008.

Taskovski Films is a London based world sales and production company of independent documentary and fiction films, welcoming innovative, playful and risky forms of filmmaking capable ofengaging and surprising audiences around the globe. The company's passion isdiscovering new talent and authorial stories.