The spymaster

Varga Ágota - 64'
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SCREENINGS

13:00 | January 30. | Cinema City Aréna | Room 13 Tickets

SYNOPSIS

The documentary film shows a slice of the state security operations of the Kádár-regime from a completely new aspect. It is the first time, that a former liaison officer speaks openly, moreover about spying on the catholic church. On the other hand, it is set in a new light by the method of confrontation, as an unvarnished dialogue and gives a more authentic picture about the objectives of the state security forces at that time, as well as the recruitment of informers and the methods of implementation. The protagonist is an earlier police officer, "the spymaster", who recruited and kept contact with innumerable secret network agents. His main specialty was the "fight against the reactionary church". From the movie, we get to see the portrait of a man devoted to his work, a man, who has not felt any moral responsibility with regards to his tasks for decades. However, his meeting with three former stakeholders urges him to re-evaluate the past.

AWARDS

Los Angeles-i Magyar Filmfesztivál díja: Elismerő Oklevél
NMHH Médiatanácsának Ember Judit-díja

CATEGORY

#„liberationoftabootopics”

CAST

DIRECTOR:
Varga Ágota
PRODUCER:
Varga Ágota
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Markert Károly, Velez Gyula
EDITOR:
Szalai Károly

INFORMATION

Country:
Magyarország
Original language:
magyar
Year:
2013

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Duration:
64 min