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
Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian
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Confidence

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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? 

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"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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American Cinematheque - Egyptian Theatre Los Angeles 1579842000January 24, 2020
Film Forum New York 1578459600January 8 - January 16, 2020


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