Egy Nap

One Day

Zsófia Szilágyi’s debut film One Day is a study in the purgatory of motherhood and is riddled with the sound of children; of howling and the thumping of their bodies as they throw themselves to the ground without mind or reason, the subsequent wailing, snuffling and sneezing, with laboured breathing through blocked noses. Even in moments of respite – where Anna’s love for her children is clear – it’s still clear that she’s on duty. One Day is a truly brilliant and original perspective on motherhood, a refusal to shy away from or prettify the gruelling work that having children entails. (Another Gaze)

Director's Biography
Zsófia Szilágyi
Zsófia Szilágyi graduated University of Pécs in 2002. She continued her education as a film and tv director at the Academy of Film and Drama of Budapest until 2007. In 2011 she won the Scholarship of Goethe Institute in Hamburg. She also worked as assistant to director Ildiko Enyedi for the Oscar nominated "On Body and Soul". "One Day" is her first feature film and premiered in Cannes.

Film Selection: Egy nap (One Day, 2018) - Ha bírsz (Impasse, 2013, doc) - Budapest ostroma (The Siege of Budapest, 2009, TV doc)
European Panorama Fiction 2019
Zsófia Szilágyi
Hungary 2018
99 minutes
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Zsófia Szilágyi, Réka Mán-Várhegyi
Cinematography Balázs Domokos
Editing Máté Szórád
Sound/Sounddesign Tamás Székely
Music Máté Balogh
With Zsófia Szamosi, Leo Füredi, Ambrus Barcza, Zorka Varga-Blaskó, Márk Gárdos, Annamária Láng, Éva Vándor, Károly Hajduk
Producer(s) Ági Pataki, Edina Kenesei, Gábor Kovács, Judit Romwalter
Partnersfilm, Sparks, Filmpartners, Prop Club, Hungarian Filmlab
World Sales
Films Boutique
Austrian Premiere
World Premiere
Cannes Film Festival 2018
Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Cannes Film Festival 2018

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere