The Story of My Wife

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Director:Ildikó Enyedi
Cast:Léa Seydoux, Gijs Naber, Louis Garrel, Sergio Rubini
Premiere:7. October 2021
Length:169 minutes
Genre:Romantic, Drama

Director: Ildikó Enyedi  •  Podľa predlohy: Milán Füst (kniha)  •  Scenario: Ildikó Enyedi  •  Camera: Marcell Rév  •  Music: Ádám Balázs  •  Cast: Léa Seydoux, Gijs Naber, Louis Garrel, Sergio Rubini, Jasmine Trinca, Luna Wedler, Josef Hader, Simone Coppo, Beniamino Brogi, Ulrich Matthes, Udo Samel, Ralph Berkin, Romane Bohringer, Sandor Funtek, Árpád Antolik

While drinking, Dutch cargo ship captain Jakob Störr and his friend make a bet undertaking Jakob to marry the first woman which enters the cafe. This is how he meets a whimsical Frenchwoman Lizzy and the two get married later. It is also the beginning of a love-interwoven romance inspired by nothing less than One Thousand and One Nights tales. Life of loving and painfully honest Störr is suddenly filled with turmoils from that moment on – and we are able to grasp in a fundamental and dramatic manner the complexity, mystery, fragile beauty, and elusive, uncontrollable nature of life through his character. The new film by director Ildikó Enyedi – awarded with the Golden Bear and Academy Awards nominee for her movie On Body and Soul – is based on Milán Füst’s eponymous book. His novel was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature and has also been translated into more than 20 languages.

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