Partisan & Courtesan
Partizántól kurtizánig, Hungary, 52 min, Creative, Portrait
Éva Kardos was born in 1924 as the niece of the infamous Hungarian communist dictator, Mátyás Rákosi. Her story starts with early immigration to Moscow, school years spent with classmates like Mao Ce Tung’s offspring, then as a teenage partisan during WW2. After the war, her life continues as wife of the head of the secret service, before an adventurous escape on a tank during the 1956 revolution. Last – but not least – prostitution at the age of 56 after her husband’s mysterious death. Now she is 85. This film is about her life.
Director of photography:
Buday László u. 5/b
H-1024 Budapest, Hungary