Archive Cinema City 2012.
Hungary, Germany Year:
Kornél Mundruczó Scenario:
Viktória Petrányi, Kornél Mundruczó
Orsi Tóth, Zsolt Trill
Programme selection: Focus: Hungary
Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep.Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. A filmic and musical interpretation of The Passion of Joan of Arc.
Festivals: Cannes, Sarajevo, Cottbus
He studied at the Hungarian Academy of Drama and Film as an actor and a film director. PLEASANT DAYS, his first feature, was awarded the Silver Leopard in Locarno in 2002. His second feature film, JOHANNA, was presented in Cannes in 2005. DELTA, his third feature, was awarded the Golden Reel Main Prize for best film at the 39th Hungarian Film Week, and was presented in competition in Cannes, where it received the FIPRESCI Prize.