Director Péter Gárdos; Hungary, Israel & Sweden; 2015, 110 min, Hungarian w. subtitles
Based on the true story ofthe writer/director‘sparents, the film chronicles an unlikely love affair between two Hungarian Holocaust survivors recuperating in Sweden. 25-year-old Miklós has been given six months to live and wants nothing more than to find love. He sets out to find a wife by writing letters to 117 Hungarian women who are also recovering in Sweden. One of the recipients is 19-year-old Lili, who is charmed by his writing and begins corresponding with him. Complications arise as ailing Miklós tries to find a way to elude his caregivers in order to visit Lili. Featuring beautiful black-and-white cinematography, Fever at Dawn combines drama, romance and flashes of humor to shed light on the experiences of survivors recovering after the war.
Film Partners: Mickey and Alan Greenblatt, Cobb
Screenings: 7:30pm- Cinemark 1/23, Cobb 1/31 and Frank 2/11