- 1h 35min
- Directed by: Kornél Mundruczó
- Cast: Félix Lajkó, Orsolya Tóth, Lili Monori
Delta's taciturn protagonist is an unnamed and mysteriously wealthy young man (Lajko) who returns after a long absence to his native village in the Danube delta, where he and his half-sister (Orsi Toth) decide to build a house. The transgressive relationship of the siblings provokes a vengeful reaction amongst the locals. A film of considerable visual beauty which seeks to contrast the richness and resilience of nature with the bigotry and transience of humanity.
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Delta28 May 2009
The spectre of Bela Tarr shadows this slow burning Hungarian tragedy, written and directed by actor/director Kornel Mundruczo (Johanna, Joan of Arc of the Night Bus). Delta’s taciturn protagonist is an unnamed and mysteriously wealthy young man…
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