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Eszter Horvath

Profession: WriterWriter
Country: Hungary

Eszter Horváth is a Hungarian screenwriter. After graduating from the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest, she worked as a writer for various television series and honed her craft as dramaturge in theatre productions. The first feature film script she wrote, Out, has been selected to participate in the Atelier program of Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Out had its premiere in the 2017 edition of the festival in the Un Certain Regard section. Her upcoming long feature, the dance sci-fi film Zenith, is in post-production. She is currently working on the drama The Art of Biting Your Tongue and a magical realist story based on Hungarian folk tales. Eszter lives in Amsterdam where she has been co-creating performative video installations. She is intrigued by the concept of transnational identities, longing and belonging.

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East Slovakia, the village of Vojany. A crowd gathers in front of the local thermal power station: the owners of the factory are planning to close the power plant down, which would lead to hundreds ...
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The Art of Biting Your Tongue

When Ruta (31), an Amsterdam-based Latvian movement artist, is invited to collaborate with her former folk dance instructor, Andra (75), long-buried hurts resurface. Entering into a partnership with ...
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