Return to Epipo

(Visszateres Epipoba)

The Epipo summer camp in Hungary left deep scars in children's souls. Many years later, one of the participants reveals the disturbing truth about what she and the other children experienced at the time.

The children of lawyers, engineers and other intellectuals growing up in communist Hungary attended the Epipo summer camp. Games, bathing, and adventure took place in a fictional country, where campers were given unusual nicknames and performed mysterious rituals. Twenty-five years later, the filmmaker, whose childhood is inextricably linked to the camp, reconstructs the events that took place in the camp together with other participants from the time. Using the psychodrama method, deep traumas, humiliation, manipulation and abuse come to the surface. Who in fact was the camp's enigmatic leader, Sipos, the ruler of Epipo?

About the film

Director: Judit Oláh
Hungary
2020 | 86 min.

Language: Hungarian

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Category

Panorama

Director

Judit Oláh

Filmography
2020 - Return to Epipo
2014 - Szépségkirálynö

Judit  Oláh

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