Here's what János Szász had to say in a brief statement.
"To make this movie was a wonderful and a painful journey for me, like a time machine, took me back into the war time. The jungle of fear and immorality."
Sony Pictures Classics issued their own statement.
"We have wanted to buy this film following its successful showings at the Toronto Film Festival. We have never really seen a movie quite like this. Based on a famous European novel, The Notebook portrays
This movie has been added to the main competition selection, which was announced April 15, next to Wang Xiaoshuai and his Chongqing Blues.
So, this year at Cannes Film Festival, very interesting projects, and one of them is definitely this Frankenstein story by young and highly talented Hungarian filmmaker Mundruczó.
What we know about this one? It is the story “of how a 19 year-old (Rudolf Frecska) attending a boarding school moves back to live with his family. His attempts to win the love of his near ones prove more difficult than he thought and it all ends in disaster.”
The whole project is actually based on the novel by Mary Shelley and the play scripted in 2007 by Mundruczó.
The film is something that we could already describe as a re-interpretation
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