FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Poligamy

By Dávid Dercsényi

    Poligamy the debut feature of Dénes Orosz, is a romantic comedy with a twist. ,

    András and Lilla are a couple who have lived together for five years. One day Lilla announces, she's pregnant, and the next morning András wakes up next to another beautiful girl called Lilla - and a long journey begins to explore the secret and real values of a relationship.

    The film was made by the same production company, Skyfilm Kft. (www.skyfilm.hu), which had made the most successful Hungarian films recent years, Kind of America 1 and 2. The director of those films, Gábor Herendi, was the producer of Poligamy. András is played by the one of the most popular Hungarian actors, Sándor Csányi.

    The budget was HUF 200 millions. The co-production partner commercial TV-channel TV2 (www.tv2.hu) invested HUF 50 millions. Poligamy was released in cinemas in mid-December 2009 and has been a huge success, with the attendance passing the 100,000 admissions mark in the first month of its release.

    {mosimage}Production information:

    Director/script: Dénes Orosz

    DOP: Ádám Fillenz

    Editor: Zoltán Kovács

    Producer: Gábor Herendi

    Co-producer: András Poós

    Production company: Skyfilm Kft.

    Co-production partner: MTM-SBS Televízió ZRt. (TV2)

    Cast: Sándor Csányi, Kátya Tompos, Béla Mészáros

    Adrienn Réti, Eszter Bánfalvi, Bori Péterfy, Kata Bartsch

    Réka Tenki, Andrea Osvárt, Nóra Parti

    Duration: 85 mins



    Skyfilm Kft.
    Gábor Herendi