Private Project


A wife gets a call from a state adoption agent on her way home. After years of waiting they have been selected to adopt a child with her husband. They have to call back the agent as soon as possible. When she goes into their home to tell the news to her husband she finds him in the bathroom...

  • Andor Berényi
  • Judit Rezes
    Key Cast
  • Győző Szabó
    Key Cast
  • Lilla Litauszky
    Key Cast
  • Tei Lee
  • Zóra Pataki
    Production designer
  • Luca Peres Bota
  • Zsigmond Kungl
  • Barnabás Vendli
  • Eduardo Escribano Solera
  • Project Title (Original Language):
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 53 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Czech Republic
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    KODAK 16mm
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - FAMU
  • Friss Hús Budapest International
    June 3, 2022
    National Premiere
  • Budapest Independent Film Festival
  • Flagler Florida Film Festival
  • Mystic Film Festival
  • Rome Prisma Film Awardss

    Best of The Fest
Distribution Information
  • Mailuki FIlms
    Country: Worldwide
Director Biography - Andor Berényi

Andor Berényi was born in Kaposvár, Hungary in 1995. He is living in Budapest, where he got his BA diploma at Eötvös Lóránd University's Film Studies course. The work on László Nemes's Sunset was the start of his professional filmmaker career. He has been working as an Assistant Director since 2014. His BA diploma short, "Sunday" (2019) debuted in London (Sunday Shorts Festival) with Jury Award. Küstendorf was the first screening of the film on a big festival. After the Hungarian premiere at Friss Hús, the film has won Bronze Busho at Budapest Short Film Festival.
Later he studied at FAMU Prague Directing MA, and made SUPPER in Prague with Hungarian actors. Now he is developing his first feature film "Gentle Dream" in the National Film Fund's Inkubátor Program.

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Director Statement

In order to ban same sex parents to adopt children from 2021 single parents can only adopt with special ministry aproval in Hungary. That means you either possile never get a child or you need to be in a marriage to be able to adopt. What does it mean for the families, and more importantly what does it mean for the children? And what does a child mean for Judit and Gábor the protagonists of our story?