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Natural Light

A member of a partisan hunter unit in the occupied Soviet Union witnesses violence that forces him to deal with shame.
 A tale of guilt, responsibility, and the impossibility to act individually.

AdaptLab 2016
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Title: Natural Light
Year: 2021
Directed by: Dénes Nagy
Premiere & awards: Berlinale 2021 2021, Official Selection, , Silver Bear Best Director to Dénes Nagy
Produced by: Campfilm – Hungary
In co-production with: Mistrus Media – Latvia, Lilith Films –  France, Propeller Film – Germany, ZDF/Arte – Hungary,
Countries: Hungary, France, Latvia, Germany


World War II, occupied Soviet Union. István Semetka is a simple Hungarian farmer who serves as a Sub-Lieutenant in a special unit scouting for partisan groups. On their way to a remote village, his company falls under enemy fire. As the commander is killed, Semetka has to overcome his fears and take command of the unit as he is dragged into a chaos that he cannot control.

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Title: Natural Light

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