Ildikó Enyedi’s “On Body and Soul” Film

    On Body and Soul” (Testről és lélekről) is a 2017 Hungarian fantastika drama film directed by Ildikó Enyedi.

    It won the Golden Bear in the main competition section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. At Berlin it also won the FIPRESCI Prize and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury.

    With an exquisite direction, impeccable performances and an absolutely wonderful screenplay, this profoundly sensitive and unconventional love story uses a lot of humor to depict in a most irresistible way the discovery of love by two lonely, introspective people.”

    On Body and Soul

    Delicate psychological insight, a strong aesthetic signature and two affecting, restrained performances by Alexandra Borbély and Géza Morcsányi overcome any familiarity.A combination of Terrence Malick, Michel Gondry and Woody Allen with its mix of the meditative, fantastical and neurotic.”

    Directed by Ildikó Enyedi;
    Produced by Ernő Mesterházy, András Muhi, Mónika Mécs; Written by Ildikó Enyedi
    Starring : Géza Morcsányi (as Endre), Alexandra Borbély (as Mária), Zoltán Schneider (as Jenő), Ervin Nagy (as Sanyi), Itala Békés (as Zsóka)
    Music by Ádám Balázs
    Cinematography : Máté Herbai
    Edited by Károly Szalai

    Release date:
    10 February 2017 (Berlin, Germany)
    2 March 2017 (Hungary)

    Running time: 116 minutes


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