Strangled

Based on real-life events, this psycho-thriller is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martfű. A psychotic killer is on the prowl, who continues to slaughter young women while an innocent man is wrongly accused and sentenced for crimes he could never have committed. A determined detective arrives on the scene and soon becomes obsessed with the case while under pressure from the prosecutor to see a man hang. Stuck in the suffocating social, political and psychological world of socialist Hungary, we soon find ourselves entangled in a web of intricate conspiracy and disturbing drama.
  • Original title: A martfűi rém
  • Director: Árpád Sopsits
  • Year of Release: 2016
  • Prizes: HUNGARIAN FILM AWARDS - 2017 Hungarian Film Award for Best Feature Film / Hungarian Film Award for Best Director / Hungarian Film Award for Best Cinematographer / Hungarian Film Award for Best Actress / Hungarian Film Award for Best Editor / Hungarian Film Award for Best Music / Hungarian Film Award for Best Mask / Hungarian Film Award for Best Costumes / Hungarian Film Award for Best Visual Design LIEGE POLICIER - 2017 Audience Award
  • Length: 123 min
  • Screening times: Oct 13 9.15 pm BABYLON ; Oct 16 10.15 pm BABYLON ; Oct 18 10 pm BABYLON
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