August 29, 2014
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Director: Janos Szasz
MPAA Rating: R (for disturbing violent and sexual content, nudity and language)
Screenwriters: Andras Szeker, Janos Szasz
Starring: Ulrich Thomsen, Ulrich Matthes, Laszlo Gyemant, Andras Gyemant, Piroska Molnar, Gyongyver Bognar, Orsolya Tóth
Copyright Holder: N/A
As thirteen-year-old twin siblings (real life twin brothers András Gyémánt and László Gyémánt) endure the harshness of WWII in a village on the Hungarian-German border, they hedge their survival on studying and learning from the evil surrounding them. Left in the care of their terrifying grandmother (Piroska Molnar, Taxidermia) the boys begin to train their bodies becoming desensitized to the value of human life all while documenting their transformation by writing in the notebook left to them by their father.