In the saddle, on horseback - The art of war of the conquest-era Magyars

The movie takes the viewer back to the 10th century, familiarizing him/her with the art of war practiced during the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin. The journey starts with the making of the weapons themselves, guides the viewer through their methods of use and ends with the analysis of the campaigns following the conquest. Thus, it discusses problematic aspects related to warfighting as practiced during the era.

  • Tamás Komporday
    Director
  • Balázs Sudár
    Writer
  • Zsolt Gallina
    Producer
  • Ödön Hajnal
    Producer
  • Attila Türk
    Producer
  • Szabolcs Győrffy
    Producer
    executive producer
  • Dániel Bácsatyai
    Experts
    historian
  • János B. Szabó
    Experts
    historian
  • Zsolt Gallina
    Experts
    archaeologist
  • János Mestellér
    Experts
    expert
  • Balázs Sudár
    Experts
    historian
  • Ádám Thiele
    Experts
    metallurgist, engineer
  • Béla Török
    Experts
    archaeometallurgist
  • Attila Türk
    Experts
    archaeologist
  • Bertalan Czigány Zágorhidi
    Experts
    archaeologist
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Lovakon,nyergekben - A honfoglaló magyarok hadművészete
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    27 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    44,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Hungary
  • Country of Filming:
    Hungary
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    19:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director - Tamás Komporday