1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. The young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with
high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents.
However, the city welcomes her with challenges and a dark family secret, which she starts to
investigate. Her quest brings her through the dark streets of Budapest, into the turmoil of a
civilisation on the eve of its downfall.
Venice Film Festival – FIPRESCI Award