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7:00 PM - MON 1/21 MIAMI BEACH CINEMATHEQUE Buy

Southeast US Premiere

Jupiter's Moon

Directed by Kornél Mundruczó

Hungary-Germany-France | 129 minutes | 2018

Hungarian with English subtitles

Stepping over and through genres in giant leaps and inspiring wonder, the transcendent new film by Kornél Mundruczó (White God, winner of the Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard Award) details the story of a refugee who discovers he can fly. This ability is not only explored literally, with some of the most astonishing visuals to appear onscreen this year but also metaphorically, as he is identified and exploited as a person to fear and possibly destroy. An overworked Jewish doctor takes him under his care and guides him through a city divided by both corruption and a changing political landscape. Unbeknownst to them, their friendship will alter the entire world. This magic-realist action-packed tale audaciously combines the fantastic and the distressingly relevant, creating a stunning and uniquely cinematic adventure. Winner of the Best Film Award at SITGES and Best Director Award at Fantastic Fest.

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Kornél Mundruczó was born in Gödöllõ, Hungary. He is an actor and director known for White God (2014) and Johanna (2005). His films have received more than 42 international prizes, including awards at the Cannes Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, and SITGES, among others.
Foreign Title Jupiter holdja
Director Kornél Mundruczó
Countries of Production Hungary-Germany-France
Year of Presentation 2018
Language(s) Hungarian with English subtitles
Premiere Status Southeast US Premiere
Runtime 129 minutes
Principal Cast Merab Ninidze, Zsombor Jéger, György Cserhalmi, Mónika Balsai
Award(s)

Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival

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