Just the Wind

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Just the Wind
Csak a szél.jpg
Film poster
Directed byBenedek Fliegauf
StarringLajos Sárkány
Katalin Toldi
Gyöngyi Lendvai
György Toldi
Release date
  • 16 February 2012 (2012-02-16) (Berlin)
  • 5 April 2012 (2012-04-05) (Hungary)

Just the Wind (Hungarian: Csak a szél) is a 2012 Hungarian drama film directed by Benedek Fliegauf. The film competed in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival,[1] where it won the Jury Grand Prix.[2] The film was selected as the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[3]

It is based on an actual series of killings in Hungary. The plot however is fiction and focuses on a Romany family living close by.


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  1. ^ "Announcement". berlinale.de. 2012-02-06. Retrieved 2012-01-09.
  2. ^ "Prizes of the International Jury 2012". Berlinale. 2012-02-19. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  3. ^ "Hungary selects 'Just the Wind' for Oscars". Variety. Retrieved 2012-09-07.

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