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Deer Bell

This short doc was made during Béla Tarr's Masterclass under his mentorship. The film follows a day in the life of a Roma family in rural Hungary. It focuses on the children, who are raised by their grandparents. From morning until the sun goes down, and a new day begins. And life goes on, just the same.

  • Edit Jakab
    Director
    Uncle Zsiga, In Praise of Angela
  • Béla Tarr
    Producer
  • Edit Jakab
    Producer
    Uncle Zsiga
  • Radics Family
    Key Cast
  • Marcell Lobenwein
    Director of Photography
  • Mila Taraczky
    Assistant Director
  • Mila Taraczky
    Editor
  • Máté Ternyik
    Colorist
  • Péter Hertendi
    Sound Recordist
  • Imre Madácsi
    Sound Engineer
  • Kalyi Jag
    Music
  • Mila Taraczky
    Poster
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Szarvasbőgés
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 3, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    Hungary
  • Country of Filming:
    Hungary
  • Language:
    Hungarian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Edit Jakab

Edit Jakab is a currently Budapest-based filmmaker and professor.

Her award-winning films have screened at 80+ film festivals around the world, including Female Eye, Oxford, Los Angeles Short Film Festival, Dumbo Film Festival and Prvi Kadar in Sarajevo. She has so far received 27 awards.

Jakab is Associate Professor at Károli Gáspár University where she teaches screenwriting, filmmaking, media analysis and English linguistics in the Communication and Media Sciences Department. She received a joint Ph.D. in Theoretical and Slavic Linguistics from Princeton University and an MFA in Film from Ohio University, where she also taught Scriptwriting.

She is in the process of getting together the funds for her first feature whose working title is Rootless. Rootless explores one long day in the life of a female court interpreter for the asylum hearings of the Hungarian Roma in NYC while grappling with a personal tragedy that reshapes her existence.

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