POST MORTEM (2020) preview of creepy Hungarian ghost horror


Post Mortem is a 2020 Hungarian horror feature film about a photographer who confronts ghosts in a haunted village after World War One.

Directed by Péter Bergendy from a screenplay written by Piros Zánkay, based on a story co-written by Péter Bergendy and Gábor Hellebrandt, the Szupermodern Stúdió production stars Viktor Klem, Fruzsina Hais, Judit Schell, Zsolt Anger and Andrea Ladányi.


In the cold winter of 1918, Tomás (Viktor Klem), a young man who works doing post-mortem photography, ends up in a small Hungarian village. The strange nocturnal sounds, the hostility, the mysterious deaths and the sombre figures that appear in his photographs all urge him to leave as soon as possible.

Nonetheless, Tomás returns to the village to investigate the ghosts’ intentions and find a way to eradicate them…


Post Mortem is currently on the film festival circuit.


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Cast and characters:

Viktor Klem … Tomás
Fruzsina Hais … Anna
Judit Schell … Marcsa
Zsolt Anger … Imre
Andrea Ladányi … Néni
Gábor Reviczky … Öreg
Gabriella Hámori … Emi
András Balogh … Jóska
Diána Magdolna Kiss … Jutka
Mari Nagy … Keresztes néni
Ildikó Tóth … Ilus
Eszter Kiss … Zsuzsa
Tamás Miklós Hajdu … Twin 1
Kristóf Mucsi … Twin 2
Erik Gyarmati … Lacika
István Fazekas … Father
Krisztina Czifra … Mother
Áron Dimény … Man with Cross
Márta Szabó … Lacika’s Mother
Hajna Sziládi … Juli
Björn Freiberg … Market Visitor
Gábor Hellebrandt … Ghost
Balázs Veres … Soldier

Technical details:

115 minutes
Audio: Dolby Digital
Aspect ratio: 2.35: 1


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