Abandoned (2001 film)

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Directed by Árpád Sopsits
Produced by Ferenc Kardos
László Kántor
Written by Árpád Sopsits
Starring Tamás Mészáros
Szabolcs Csizmadia
Attila Zsilák
Péter Müller
Music by Tamás Görgényi
Peter Pejtsik
Cinematography Péter Szatmári
Edited by Béla Barsi
Release date
  • 1 February 2001 (2001-02-01) (Hungarian Film Week)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Hungary
Language Hungarian

Abandoned (Hungarian: Torzók) is a 2001 Hungarian film directed by Arpád Sopsits. It was Hungary's submission to the 74th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]


Abandoned at an orphanage by his recently divorced father, Aron endures a life full of cruelty and despair, punctuated by beating from the orphanage staff and ridicule from the other boys. His only friend is his classmate Attila, who helps him discover love and gives him strength to fight back.

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  1. ^ "51 Countries In Race For Oscar". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2001-11-19. Archived from the original on 4 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-12. 
  2. ^ "74th Academy Awards - Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 2008-06-22. Retrieved 2008-08-07. 

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