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The Witness - A Tanù - movie projection

Tuesday 29 September, 2020 (19:30-22:30)
Tags: Films

The Hungarian stand is organizing its traditional fund-raising movie projection on September 29 at 19:30 in the Robert Krieps Hall of the Neumünster Abbey.

The Witness – A tanú

Original version, English subtitle

Entrance fee is 10 EUR, and all your contribution will go to the charities of the 2021 Bazar International de Luxembourg.

'The Witness' has been the No. 1 cult classic in Hungary since the 1980s, and it proved to be extremely popular at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival. Almost every second of its sayings are part of the Hungarian vocabulary today.

The Witness’ presents the constant conflict between power and the average person. The film follows the life of Joseph, an ordinary dike keeper. His life becomes a roller coaster ride following a "heinous" crime, illegally slaughtering Desiree, his family’s pet pig. He is either intermittently elevated into an important position, generally reserved for the communist elite, or jailed. One failure after another, the incompetent and "ideologically under-educated" Joseph is rising higher and higher through the ranks of the communist echelon, all the while remaining completely clueless about his promotions. Until one day, when he is called upon to return the "favour" …

Tickets can be purchased on

or by calling the ticket office at +352 262052 444,

or before the screening.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the event is organized according to the regulation effective on the day of the screening.

Volunteers of the Hungarian stand