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 1979 Official Selection, film index

A sótartó felé
Reaching for the Saltcellar

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

At dinner, a man tries desperately to reach for the salt. He stretches foward timidly, but nobody pays attention. Finally he dies out of frustation, the victim of old-fashioned social conventions.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: A sótartó felé

    Directed by: Istvan OROSZ

    Country: Hungary

    Year of production: 1978

    Running time: 06 min 50 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: drawing on cels, live action

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Istvan OROSZ

    Production: PANNONIA FILM

    Distribution: HUNGARO FILM

    Script: István Orkeny

    Camera: Szabó Gabor, Cselle Laszlo, Lossoncsy Arpad

    Music: Peter Wolf