• Original title:
    Post Mortem
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  • Director:
    Péter Bergendy
  • Cast:
    Viktor Klem, Fruzsina Hais, Judit Schell
  • Producer:
    Ábel Köves, Tamás Lajos


As a result of the destruction caused by World War I and the Spanish Flu, countless spirits have become stranded in our world. Tomas, the young, wandering, post mortem photographer, ends up in a small Hungarian village during the freezing winter of 1918, after meeting a ten year-old orphan girl, Anna. But as he becomes more closely acquainted with the life of the place, he feels increasingly like he must escape it. The noises in the night, the village enveloped in hostility, the strange deaths, and the shadowy figures appearing in his photographs all prompt him to leave as soon as possible. Only a vision in the night and the certainty that ghosts exist, makes Tomás return to the village, his conscience and desire for action awakened. He decides that with the help of the instruments at his disposal, he will investigate the ghosts' intentions and will find a way to get free of them. The little girl accompanies Tomás's exciting exploration through all its dangers, but they find no clear answers; all the while, the spirits wreak greater havoc as each moment passes.



2021 - Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival - Critics Award for Best Director - Péter Bergendy

2021 - 10 Toronto After Dark Film Festival - Best Film: Bronze Medal, Best Horror Film, Best Director - Péter Bergendi, Best Supporting Actor -  Fruzsina Hais, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Special Effects and Best Sound Design, Most Scary Film and 'Film Most Want to See the Sequel to'

2021 - Parma International Music Film Festival - La Violetta d'Argento for Best Film

2021 - Sombra - Best Film

2021 - Sombra - Piros Zánkay - Best Screenplay

2021 - Sombra - Viktor Klem - Best Actor

2021 - Sombra - András Nagy - Best Photography

2021 - Fantasporto - 41 Festival Internacional de Cinema do Porto - Péter Bergendy - Best Director

2021 - Fantasporto - 41 Festival Internacional de Cinema do Porto - Piros Zánkay - Best Screenplay

2020 - Trieste Science+Fiction Festival - RAI4 Award

2020 - Trieste Science+Fiction Festival - Méliés D'argent Award Special Mention