Katalin Varga (2009)

Length: 85 minutes


Banished by her husband and her village, Katalin Varga is left with no other choice than to set out on a quest to find the real father of her son, Orbán. Taking Orbán with her under pretence, Katalin Varga travels through the Carpathians where she decides to reopen a sinister chapter from her past and take revenge. The hunt leads her to a place, she prayed eleven years prior, she would never set foot again.

Production status: Released

Praised for its sound design as well as its ominous atmosphere, the award-winning revenge fable marks British director Peter Strickland’s directorial debut.

A Libra Film Production, in co-production with Hai-Hui Entertainment and Peter Strickland.

A project developed with the support of the Romanian National Film Center.

Director: Peter Strickland
Scriptwriter: Peter Strickland
Cinematography: Márk Gyori
Editing: Mátyás Fekete
Sound design: György Kovács, Gabor Erdelyi, Tamas Szekely, Zoltán Karaszek
Composers: Steven Stapleton, Geoff Cox
Producers: Peter Strickland, Tudor Giurgiu, Oana Giurgiu
Hilda Péter
Tibor Pálfy
Norbert Tankó
Melinda Kántor
Sebastian Marina
Roberto Giacomello
László Mátray

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