Demimonde

In January 1914, a horrific murder shocked the city of Budapest. Elza Mágnás, a famous courtesan, was strangled and her body thrown into the icy waters of the Danube. The film which is based on a true story chronicles the last four days of Elza’s life through the eyes of a naive maid, portraying Elza’s complex relationship with her housekeeper, her sugar daddy and her young lover. (HFM)
  • Original title: Félvilág
  • Director: Attila Szász
  • Year of Release: 2015
  • Prizes: Award for Best Actress (Dorka Gryllus), Southwest Airlines Audience Award (Attila Szász) – Nashville Film Festival (2016) Golden Reel Award for Best Film, Best Director (Attila Szász), Best Actor (János Kulka), Best Screenplay (Norbert Köbli), Best Cinematography (András Nagy) – Tiburon International Film Festival (2016)
  • Length: 88 min
  • Screening times: Oct 14 10 pm Babylon; Oct 18 6 pm Babylon; Oct 23 5.45 pm Babylon
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  • IMDB: imdb link