Illusion

Iluze

Kateřina Turečková
Czech Republic | 2018 | 60 min.

Language: Czech, Hungarian
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This film by Kateřina Turečková from FAMU, made in the form of a video game, points out the burning issues in today’s Hungary, all linked by 1 name: Viktor Orbán.

Viktor Orbán has been Hungary’s PM for 8 years. He amended the constitution and could thus change the electoral system, and he has taken over the judiciary and the media. Orbán, who spoke against Communism in the late 1980s, has reinstated an authoritarian regime in Hungary. In this docu-game the player/viewer moves through several levels, each addressing one of the wide range of the consequences of this situation, like insufficient healthcare, freedom of art, and even the closure of the Central European University in Hungary, despite the fact that Orbán himself was able to study thanks to a scholarship from Georg Soros, the school’s founder. But life is not a game one can switch off. It is a reality where information is the main weapon.

Director

Kateřina Turečková

Filmography
2018 - Illusion
2017 - Tradition
2016 - Lenka
2016 - As a Rabbit
2015 - Invertebrates
2015 - The Strip
2013 - Metrix

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