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Katalin Varga

  • 2009
  • Romania/UK/Hungary
  • 84 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Peter Strickland
  • Cast: Hilda Péter, Tibor Pálffy, Norbert Tankó

Filmed in two weeks on a micro budget, Strickland's debut - a tale of revenge set in Transylvania - is proof of how good independent filmmaking can be. The film's slowly unfolding narrative, non-didactic approach and blistering central performance from Péter contribute to an utterly breathtaking film.

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Katalin Varga

2 Oct 20094 stars

Filmed in two weeks on a micro budget, Katalin Varga is proof of just how good independent filmmaking can be in the hands of a committed and intelligent filmmaker, in this case, first time director, Peter Strickland. While a tale of revenge set in…

Edinburgh International Film Festival highlights

25 Jun 2009

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