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Screening of Hungarian film, Fateless, 21 April 2015

Fateless (Hungarian: Sorstalanság) is a Hungarian film directed by Lajos Koltai based on a semi-autobiographical novel “Fatelessness” by the Nobel Prize-winner Imre Kertesz, who also wrote the screenplay. It was released in 2005 and tells the story of a teenage boy who is sent to concentration camps at Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Zeitz. The film's music was composed by Ennio Morricone, and one of its songs was sung by Lisa Gerrard.  The film is one of the most expensive movies ever produced in Hungary, with a cost of $12 million.The film also features British actor Daniel Craig, who plays a cameo as an American Army Sergeant. The film was screened in Hungary and Germany (at Berlinale), at the Telluride Film Festival in Telluride, Colorado as well as the Toronto International Film Festival.

Tuesday 21 April from 6:00 pm  at the European Parliament Office, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Attendance free. Registration required. Tel (01) 605.79.00 or email:

In cooperation with the Embassy of Hungary.


original version with English subtitles