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“Inspired by real events, Magyar auteur Bence Fliegauf's spare, naturalistic drama puts a human face on the victims of racially motivated violence.” - Variety

Despite the siege-like atmosphere pervading an isolated Romany village, one family goes about its daily business. Single mother Mari rises at dawn to start the first of her two jobs in between caring for her invalid father. Her studious teenage daughter goes to school while 11-year-old Rio wags off, roaming the nearby woods and village, and overhearing snatches of conversation about who is gunning down their neighbours.

Cutting between each character over a 24-hour period, Just the Wind's documentary-like observation of the minutiae of the village, and its casual institutionalised racism, delivers a measured but unbearable tension leading to its final, devastating conclusion.

Winner of the Silver Bear and the Amnesty Film Prize at the 2012 Berlinale.

“Create[s] an atmosphere that's consistently menacing and strikingly realistic.” - Hollywood Reporter

Bence Fliegauf is a guest of the festival, but is no longer able to attend the screening of Just The Wind on Monday 6 August, though of course the film will still screen as planned. Bence will still be present at the film's first screening on Saturday 4 August, where he will participate in the post-screening Q&A.

D/S Bence Fliegauf P Mónika Mécs, András Muhi, Ernö Mesterházy WS The Match Factory L Hungarian w/English subtitles TD DCP/2012