CAIN'S CHILDREN

KÁIN GYERMEKEI

By Marcell GERŐ

CAMPFILM - as PROD

First film - Completed 2014

Three boys, they all committed murder. After discovering their haunting faces and disturbing stories in a banned prison documentary from 1984, the filmmaker goes out to find them and discovers untold secrets and a Hungary he has never known.

Festivals
& Awards

San Sebastian FF 2014
New Directors
Zurich FF 2014
International Documentary Film Competition
6th Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014
Documentary feature
11th Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2014
Best Human Rights Documentary Special Award
18th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2014
Between the Seas
27th IDFA 2014
Best of Fests
25th Stockholm International Film Festival 2014
Documania
11th Golden Eye Festival, 2014
Best Documentary Cinematographer
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • First film, Documentary
    • Countries
    • HUNGARY, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • HUNGARIAN
    • Duration
    • 104 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marcell GERŐ
    • Writer(s)
    • Marcell GERŐ, Sára LÁSZLÓ
    • Producer(s)
    • Sára LÁSZLÓ (Campfilm Production), Jacques BIDOU (JBA Production), Marianne DUMOULIN (JBA Production)
    • Synopsis
    • Three men, they all committed murder as children. They passed their entire youth in communist Hungary’s most brutal prison, where they were first filmed. Disturbing archive footage shows them confessing details of their crime, and sharing their plans for the future. Thirty years on the filmmaker goes out to find them and discovers untold secrets and a Hungary he has never known. Fate, sin, and legacy – seen through the eyes of Cain’s children.
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