Confidence

1980's Confidence was nominated for the Academy Award and Szabó won Berlin's Silver Bear for Best Director. In World War II-era Hungary, the resistance... Read more

Confidence

Directed by Istvan Szabo

Year: 1980
Running Time: 106
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian
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Confidence

Cast
Peter Andorai
Ildikó Bánsági

Crew
Directed by Istvan Szabo


Following theater closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we'll be giving Confidence a virtual theatrical release and sharing revenue with independent theaters across the country. Scroll down to find a theater near you to support in these uncertain times.
 
1980's Confidence was nominated for the Academy Award and Szabó won Berlin's Silver Bear for Best Director. In World War II-era Hungary, the resistance pairs two unrelated members to act as husband and wife in an effort to stay hidden in plain sight. Will they be able to maintain the illusion without giving in to their growing feelings for each other? 

Reviews

"Arguably the best film directed by the most popular of post '60s Hungarian filmmakers, Confidence is a taut tale."  
- J. Hoberman, Village Voice

"The central performances are flawless."  
- Time Out 
 
"Subtle, haunting imagery, fine acting and directorial concern make this almost Kafkaesque film an absorbing drama."
- Variety

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
JxJ Theater Washington 1591329600Starts June 5
Strand Theater - PA Zelienople 1590120000Starts May 22
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Berkeley 1589947200Starts May 20
Nelson Atkins Museum (Tivoli) Kansas City 1589515200Starts May 15
Lark Theater Larkspur 1588305600Starts May 1
New Plaza Cinema New York 1587700800Starts April 24
Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago 1587096000Starts April 17
Clinton Street Theater Portland 1587096000Starts April 17
Liberty Theatre Camas 1587096000Starts April 17
Cleveland Cinematheque Cleveland 1586923200Starts April 15
Cinematheque - Vancouver Vancouver 1586491200Starts April 10
Guild Cinema Albuquerque 1586491200Starts April 10
North Park - Buffalo Buffalo 1586491200Starts April 10
Circle Cinema Tulsa 1586491200Starts April 10
Midtown Cinema Harrisburg 1586491200Starts April 10
SIFF Cinema Seattle 1586491200Starts April 10
American Cinematheque - Egyptian Theatre Los Angeles 1579842000January 24, 2020
Film Forum New York 1578459600January 8 - January 16, 2020


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