Jupiter's Moon

'Jupiter holdja', 2017

A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary secret. Pursued by enraged camp director Laszlo, the fugitives remain on the move in search of safety and money. Inspired by Aryan's amazing powers, Stern takes a leap of faith in a world where miracles are trafficked for small change.

A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary secret. Pursued by enraged camp director Laszlo, the fugitives remain on the move in search of safety and money. Inspired by Aryan's amazing powers, Stern takes a leap of faith in a world where miracles are trafficked for small change.

Runtime

129 minutes

Type

Feature

Genre

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Keywords

levitation, defying gravity

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Jupiter's Moon

Kornél Mundruczó, 2017

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Countries

France, Germany, Hungary

Country of filming

Hungary

Languages

Hungarian

Screenings

2017

Belgium, Ostend

2017

France, Paris

Austin Fantastic Fest

2017

United States, Austin

Hungarian Film Week

2018

Hungary, Budapest

Hungarian Film Week

2018

Hungary, Budapest

2019

Slovakia, Košice

Awards

Houses for Warriors' Warrior Film Festival

Winner

2017

Best Special Effect

International competition

Ostend Film Festival

Winner

2017

Best Cinematography

International Competition

Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund

Winner

2017

Ecumenical Award

International Competition

L'Étrange Film Festival

Winner

2017

Grand Prix Nouveau Genre Award

International Competition

Batumi International Art-House Film Festival

Winner

2017

Best Actor

International Competition

Manaki Brothers International Cinematographer's Film Festival

Winner

2017

Best Cinematographer

International Competition

SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

Winner

2017

Best Visual Effects

International Competition

Winner

2017

Best Feature Length Film

International Competition

Austin Fantastic Fest

Winner

2017

Best Director

Fantastic Features

Hungarian Film Week

Winner

2018

Best Cinematographer

Winner

2018

Best Production Design

Art Film Fest Košice

Winner

2019

Golden Camera

Storyline

Aryan is a Syrian refugee trying to make his way into Hungary from Serbia, along with his father and many other wretched souls. They are all caught, and find themselves in a web of cynicism and corruption.

A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary secret. Pursued by enraged camp director Laszlo, the fugitives remain on the move in search of safety and money. Inspired by Aryan's amazing powers, Stern takes a leap of faith in a world where miracles are trafficked for small change.

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A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary secret. Pursued by enraged camp director Laszlo, the fugitives remain on the move in search of safety and money. Inspired by Aryan's amazing powers, Stern takes a leap of faith in a world where miracles are trafficked for small change.

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Logline

Aryan is a Syrian refugee trying to make his way into Hungary from Serbia, along with his father and many other wretched souls. They are all caught, and find themselves in a web of cynicism and corruption.

Cast & crew

Cast

Merab Ninidze (Gabor Stern)

Actor

Mónika Balsai (Vera)

Actress

Zsombor Jéger

Actor/Actress

György Cserhalmi

Actor/Actress

Crew

Kata Wéber

Screenwriter

Jed Kurzel

Music

Ágnes Pataki

Producer

Michel Merkt

Producer

Gábor Kovács

Producer

Viktória Petrányi

Producer

Fredrik Zander

Producer

Judit Sós

Producer

Alexander Bohr

Producer

Eszter Gyárfás

Producer

Viola Fügen

Producer

Michael Weber

Producer

Júlia Berkes

Producer

Marcell Rév

Cinematographer

Sabine Greunig (Costume Design)

Miscellaneous

Dávid Jancsó (Editor)

Miscellaneous

Gábor Balázs (production sound mixer)

Miscellaneous

Márton Ágh

Art Director

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