His Masterʼs Voice

fiction / 2018 / Hungary, Canada / col. / 108 min.

Based on a novel by Stanisław Lem. – Our main character, Péter, is in his late thirties when he thinks he recognizes his father in a documentary on a mysterious accident. His father has deserted from Communist Hungary in the 70s, a criminal offense under that regime, and has not been heard of since. Péter travels to America and, after an eventful investigation, finds his father and his new family. The reunion brings plenty of experiences and teaches several lessons to both son and father. Also, as a consequence, the world is informed that the mute universe has spoken and that we are not alone.

Director: György Pálfi
Screenplay: György Pálfi, Zsófia Ruttkay, Gergő V. Nagy
Photography: Gergely Pohárnok
Editor: Réka Lemhényi
Music: Ábris Gryllus
Cast: Csaba Polgár, Eric Peterson, Diána Kiss, Angelo Tsarouchas, Ádám Fekete, Ildikó Bánsági, Kate Vernon, Andrew Moodie, Xavier Sotelo