|Directed by||Lajos Koltai|
|Produced by||Lajos Koltai
|Written by||Imre Kertesz|
Andras M. Kecskes
|Music by||Ennio Morricone|
|Editing by||Hajnal Sello|
|Running time||136 minutes|
Fateless (Hungarian: Sorstalanság) is a film directed by Lajos Koltai, released in 2005. It is based on the semi-autobiographical novel Fatelessness by the Nobel Prize-winner Imre Kertész, who wrote the screenplay. It is the story of a teenage boy who is sent to concentration camps at Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Zeitz.
Its music was composed by Ennio Morricone and one of its songs was sung by Lisa Gerrard. The film is one of the most expensive movie productions ever done in Hungary (it cost about US$12 million to make).
It also features British actor Daniel Craig, who plays a cameo as an American Army Sergeant.
Screening and reception
Awards and nominations
- Nominated – Golden Berlin Bear – Lajos Koltai
- Nominated – European Film Award – Best Cinematographer – Gyula Pados
- Nominated – European Film Award – Best Composer – Ennio Morricone
- Official Selection – Berlin Film Festival 2005
- Official Selection – Teluride Film Festival 2005
- Official Selection – Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
- Gala Presentation – Edinburgh International Film Festival
- Special Presentation – Toronto International Film Festival
- Chicago International Film Festival 2005
- AFI Los Angeles Film Festival 2005
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