Taxidermia

Movie information

A twisted slice of life.
Released on:
August 14, 2009 (limited)

Distributors:
Here! Films, Regent Releasing

Status: Released

Cast:
Csaba Czene, Gergo Trocsanyi, Marc Bischoff, Adel Stanczel, Istvan Gyuricza, Piroska Molnar Gabor Mate, Geza Hegedzs D., Istvan Hunyadkurti, Zoltan Koppany

Director: Gyorgy Palfi

Screenwriter: Zsofia Ruttkay, Gyorgy Palfi

Genre: Horror, Comedy
About the film:
TAXIDERMIA contains three generational stories, about a grandfather, a father, and a son, linked together by recurring motifs. The dim grandfather, an orderly during World War Two, lives in his bizarre fantasies; he desires love. The huge father seeks success as a top athlete — a speed eater — in the post-war pro-Soviet era. The grandson, a meek, small-boned taxidermist, yearns for something greater: immortality. He wants to create the most perfect work of art of all time by stuffing his own torso.

Historical facts and surrealism become intertwined as magical realism, like in the works of Gabriel García Marquez or the Hungarian writer Lajos Parti Nagy; the script is based on two of the latter’s stories. Palfi added the third story, that of the grandson the taxidermist.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $4,472 (2 theaters) | Domestic Total: $11,408
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Alexavier – QxdaJPBjAZrRZLAEyCZ
January 10, 2012 - 16:46
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Thanks guys, I just about lost it loonkig for this.