Natural Light (2021)


Official Selection out of Competition, Hungary, France, Germany, Latvia, Hungarian, Russian - 103 min


About the Film

Stván Semetka, a simple farmer drafted in the Hungarian army, finds himself witness to a mass murder. The plot follows the man during the three days leading up to the massacre, slowly familiarizing the audience with who he is and how he makes decisions.

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Dénes Nagy

Dénes Nagy graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest in 2009. As a guest student, he spent a year at the Berlin Film Academy. His short fiction, Soft Rain premiered at the 45th Directors’ Fortnight in 2013. The premiere was followed by an important international festival circuit where the film was repeatedly awarded the main prize at the Premiers Plans Festival, Odense International Film Festival, Vilnius International Film Festival, among others. His documentary Another Hungary premiered at the 2014 IFF Rotterdam, while his latest documentary Harm had its premiere in the Documentary Competition of the 2015 Sarajevo Film Festival.


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