Cineast 2020: Neither With You
Original title: Seveled, Hungary 2019, comedy 90 min. VO, EN subtitles
Directed by Dénes Orosz, written by Dénes Orosz, Zsuzsi Várady, with Béla Meszaros, Juli Basti, Réka Tenki
Gergő pretends to have a girlfriend and a baby on the way just to please his mum: how long can he carry on pretending?
Gergő’s mother is obsessed with having a grandchild. She has a serious heart disease and has only days left to live. To give his mum some joy during her final hours, Gergő asks his neighbour Saci, who is five months pregnant, to visit his mother in hospital with him and tell her that she is carrying his child. It all goes smoothly until a new heart arrives, and his mum has heart surgery. Gergő and Saci are forced to keep playing the role of a loving couple. One thing leads to another and after a while everyone thinks that they are a couple with a soon to be born baby. How long can they carry on pretending? A light-hearted romantic comedy starring several generations of the best Hungarian actors that will warm your soul.