Evolution - English subtitled

Hyper-stylised, intense, and bitter triptych by Kornel Mundruczó (Pieces of a Woman, White God) about the legacy of the Holocaust.

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In EVOLUTION, acclaimed filmmaking team Kornél Mundruczó and Kata Wéber return with a powerful drama tracing three generations of a family, from a surreal memory of World War II to modern day Berlin, unable to process their past in a society still coping with the wounds of its history.

Like the water that connects the episodes in this triptych, memory and identity are fluid, and how we relate to it can drown or buoy. The pain and stigma that trickles from Eva to Lena and then Jonas is inexpressible, yet rendered with striking imagery by Mundruczó and a wrenchingly poignant yet acerbically ironic and personal script by Weber. While generational traumas find new expression in the present, the family in EVOLUTION looks towards a more hopeful future.

Kornél Mundruczó, Germany, Hungary, 2021, 97 min. Hungarian & German spoken, English subtitles. With Lili Monori, Annamária Láng, Goya Rego, Padmé Hamdemir.