Adoption (film)

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Adoption (film).jpg
Video release poster
Directed byMárta Mészáros
StarringKatalin Berek
Music byGyörgy Kovács
Edited byÉva Kármentő
Distributed byKino Video
Release date
  • February 1975 (1975-02) (Berlin)
  • 25 September 1975 (1975-09-25)
Running time
89 minutes

Adoption (Hungarian: Örökbefogadás) is a 1975 Hungarian drama film directed by Márta Mészáros. It tells the story of Kata, an unmarried female factory worker, who becomes interested in neglected children and tries to adopt one. It was entered into the 25th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Golden Bear.[1] The film was also selected as the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 48th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


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  1. ^ "Berlinale 1975: Prize Winners". Retrieved 2010-07-11.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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