THE SHEPHERD

A PÁSZTOR

By László ILLÉS

HELDERLAND FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Historical - Completed 2019

Hungary, 1944 - An old shepherd, who lives alone on a ranch. After his daughter got killed by Nazis, he decided in his grief to save as many Jewish lives as possible.

Festivals
& Awards

Austrian Film Festiva 2019
Best Feature film Award
Cyprus International Film Festival 2019
Best Director Award
Scandinavian International Film Festival 2019
Best Script
Los Angeles Film Awards 2019
Best Indie Feature
 Award
Los Angeles Film Awards 2019
Honorable Mention: Director

Los Angeles Film Award 2019
Honorable Mention: Score
Oniros Film Awards 2019
Best War Film
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Historical, Jewish, Drama
    • Countries
    • HUNGARY, USA
    • Languages
    • HUNGARIAN
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 91 mn
    • Director(s)
    • László ILLÉS
    • Writer(s)
    • László ILLÉS
    • Producer(s)
    • László ILLÉS, László ILLÉS (Intergalactic Productions), Kevin GREENE (Viceroy Films)
    • Synopsis
    • The Shepherd is a historical drama, which takes place in Europe during WWII, in a territory occupied by Nazis. The main character is an old shepherd, who lives alone on a ranch. After his daughter gets killed by German soldiers, he decides in his grief to save as many Jewish lives as possible. Throughout the film, the Shepherd is faced with many difficult challenges, the most difficult culminating: to save the life of a Jewish family, a wounded girl, or himself against the German soldiers.