Adoption15

Directed by Márta Mészáros | Hungary | 1975 | 1h 27m | Hungarian w/ English subtitles | Starring Katalin Berek, Gyöngyvér Vigh, Péter Fried, László Szabó, Flóra Kádár

A middle-aged factory worker, longing to start a family with her married lover who is unwilling to leave his wife, finds herself in a state of loneliness. Seeking solace and a fresh start, she forms an unlikely bond with a troubled teenage orphan. Trailblazing auteur Márta Mészáros gives aching expression to the experiences of women in 1970s Hungary in this sensitive drama, becoming the first woman filmmaker to win the prestigious Golden Bear award for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival.

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