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Directed by Péter Gárdos

Hungary, 2016

Language: Hungarian

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 110 minutes

In 1945, after having been freed from a concentration camp, the 25-year-old Hungarian man, Miklós is being treated at a Swedish hospital. The doctors diagnose him with a severe lung disease and tell him that he has no more than six months to live. But he refuses to give up, wants to find a wife with whom he can start a new life, and sends letters to 117 Hungarian girls who are also being treated in Sweden. One of the girls is 19-year-old Lili, who likes Miklós's letter, and they start corresponding. Based on the novel: Fever at Dawn.


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Fever at Dawn



Winner - Audience Choice Award

Cherry Hill Jewish Film Festival 2017

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