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THE EXAM

Wed, Feb 13, 2013
at 8:45 PM (Regal Fox Tower 6)
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Mon, Feb 18, 2013
at 5:15 PM (Regal Fox Tower 6)
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Thu, Feb 21, 2013
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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THE EXAM

DIRECTOR: Péter Bergendy - HUNGARY

Following the failed 1956 Hungarian Revolution, the Soviet-appointed prime minister—a very paranoid János Kádár—orders that each and every national security office’s loyalty be tested according to new and rigorous directives. András supervises a network of civilians spying on their neighbors and coworkers. But little does he know that the government is now monitoring him as well. His superiors have chosen Christmas Eve to implement “the exam,” a procedure designed to challenge an agent’s loyalty without his or her knowledge. The problem with finding surprises is that you may find surprises. Bergendy’s sardonic thriller twists and turns through a world where nothing can be taken for granted and personal loyalty is subservient to survival. (89 mins.)

Filmography: Stop Mom Theresa! (04)

Winner of the New Directors Prize at the Chicago International Film Festival.

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Interests: Narrative Feature, History.

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