Admission Policy

Complimentary for Current Members

Guest (Non-Members)
at the door

Doors Open
9:00 AM

Screening Start
9:30 AM

“The Hungarian Servant”
Southern California Premiere

Saturday - October 18, 2008
Doors Open for Complimentary Refreshments at 9:00 AM
Film Begins Promptly at 9:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA

Introduction and Q&A facilitated by Dr. David Kaminsky
Special Guest:  Tomas Arana (Defiance, Gladiator, The Bodyguard, Last Temptation of Christ)

In 1944, in a concentration camp on the fringes of Central Europe, camp commandant August Dailermann (Tomas Arana) and his blonde wife, Franziska (Chiara Conti), chafe under the dullness of provincial life in the officer's drab quarters.  Dailermann soothes his nerves with loud doses of Puccini, while his petulant wife objects to his taste in music.  The need for a new servant prompts the entrance of Miklos (Andrea Rienzi), a Hungarian Jewish prisoner with an ear for languages and an eye for modern art.

Festivals: Denver International Film Festival, Mill Valley International Film Festival, Bangkok International Film Festival, Baltimore Jewish Film Festival, Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Austin Jewish Film Festival, Boston Jewish Film Festival, Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, Detroit Jewish Film Festival, Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival, Mexico City Jewish Film Festival

Director:  Giorgio Molteni, Massimo Piesco
Writer  :Massimo Piesco (screenplay)
Distributor:  Promofest
Genre:  Drama
Runtime:  108 min
Country:  Italy
Language:  Italian w/English subtitles
Rating:  Content advisory for parents
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