We are extremely thankful to the Berlinale for the honour of presenting Natural Light by Dénes Nagy in the Official Competition. Many years of work and support of many many people is recognised by this special premiere. We can’t thank you enough! Congratulations to the authors of all selected films, especially Bence Fliegauf!
Thank you: Mistrus Media, LilithFilms, Propellerfilm, Novak Prod, ProtonCinema, ZDF Arte, Vision Team, Nemzeti Filmintézet, Eurimages, CNC - Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée, Institut Français, Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, National Film Centre of Latvia, Riga City Council, Creative Europe MEDIA of the European Union, Luxbox, CineLink Industry Days, Torino Film Lab, Fast Forward Program, APostLab
World War II, occupied Soviet Union. István Semetka is a simple Hungarian farmer who serves as a Sub-Lieutenant in a special unit scouting for partisan groups. On their way to a remote village, his company falls under enemy fire. As the commander is killed, Semetka has to overcome his fears and take command of the unit as he is dragged into a chaos that he cannot control.