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Smiley Girl - NOW and Not Later

Smiley Girl - Fanny moves in a wheelchair, as yet, she was predicted to live only for 18 years; however, she is a proud woman now, enjoying life, loving her wrinkles, who blew out the candles on her 32nd birthday cake standing up on her feet.

Uniquely, Fanny and Sankó play themselves in the film.

The world needs this film NOW!

The creators of the true story shown in the movie "Smiley Girl – NOW and Not Later" – demonstrate through their own life story that regardless of how big challenges you face in your life, there is always another way, a brighter future, a goal that is worth working for every day, because a miracle awaits you if you are persistent. Don’t hesitate to attain your goals: act NOW and not later!

Special feature and forte of the "Smiley Girl" movie: the creators themselves are the actors, - directors, fund raisers, editors, and distributors of their true story. Their hearts and souls are in it.

Before the online premiere, 458.000 people have seen the teaser and more than 8.000 have booked their tickets for the movie. Feedback is constantly flowing from the audience:

"Don’t miss it! It's big! It’s going to be a cult film! We cried and laughed, and swallowed our tears. This may be Hungary’s first really motivating feature film. Never boring. Not overstated. Very relatable and moving. I hope it's going to be translated into other languages so that it can travel the world. This story can give strength to many people".

The movie has already brought positive wonders in to some people’s lives. Many thought it was going to be an typical, lame Hungarian movie but they were in for a surprise! "It captures you, twists you, cheers you up and chucks you out, burns you, strangles you, makes you cry, laugh, think, scared, calms you down, flicks your nose, upsets you, shakes you up, soothes you and hugs you. It is hilarious! This movie is Oscar-worthy in multiple categories. How can you nominate a film? Would it call for a poll? Is it possible to nominate a film? Would it call for a poll? The world needs this movie "Smiley Girl - NOW and Not Later!”, viewers write.

According to, which in Hungary compares to The New York Times in the US: “It is wonderful!” But it has also been said to break down taboos.

- The greatest Hungarian actors have joined the crew, all regard the project as a labour of love, asking for no compensation for their work.

- Imre Csuja, Hungary’s Robert De Niro, plays Fanny’s father. He says every actor must be able to afford once in a lifetime not to ask for compensation for their work; and this is precisely what he did along with his colleagues.

- The first viewers of the film have reported it to have saved their marriage, their future, and there were also accounts of depression and panic attacks gone.

  • Smiley Girl - Fanny Hozleiter
  • Sankó - The Blue Unicorn
  • Zoli Vekony
  • Smiley Girl - Fanny Hozleiter
  • Sankó - The Blue Unicorn
  • Smiley Girl - Fanny Hozleiter
  • Sankó - The Blue Unicorn
  • György Gattyán
  • Smiley Girl - Fanny Hozleiter
    Key Cast
  • Sankó - The Blue Unicorn
    Key Cast
  • Dorottya Udvaros
    Key Cast
  • Imre Csuja
    Key Cast
  • Pál Mácsai
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Mosolyka-Majd helyett MOST
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    True story, Motivational story
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 58 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 29, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    166,666 USD
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  • Language:
    English, Hungarian
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Distribution Information
  • Te Döntesz Ltd. Hungary 1165 Budapest Újszász street 45/B Email: +36 20 282 39 67
    Sales Agent
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director - Smiley Girl - Fanny Hozleiter, Sankó - The Blue Unicorn, Zoli Vekony