Synopsis: Having survived the camps, 42-year old Aldo lives a solitary life as a doctor in Budapest. 16-year old Klara lives reluctantly with her great-aunt, holding on to hope that her father and mother will return. She meets Aldo, and soon the two of them find something in each other that has long been absent in their lives.
As they grow closer and closer, the joy in both of their lives slowly returns. But as the Soviet Empire rises to power in Hungary, their pure and loving father-daughter relationship is misunderstood and frowned upon.
A lyrical story of the healing power of love in the midst of conflict, loss and trauma, Those Who Remained reveals the healing process of Holocaust survivors through the eyes of a young girl in post-World War II Hungary.
AVAILABLE TO SILICON VALLEY ONLY
AVAILABLE FOR 48 HRS STARTING SEPTEMBER 1st AT 6:00 PM
Judith Sklar and Stan Voyles
Janice and Ron Naymark
ABIGÉL SZŐKE (KLÁRA)
MARI NAGY (OLGI)
KATALIN SIMKÓ (ERZSI)
BARNABÁS HORKAY (PEPE)
Born in 1977 in Strasbourg, Barnabás Tóth studied at the Film and Television Academy of Budapest.
Prior to “Those Who Remained” (Akik maradtak), he wrote and directed “Camembert Rose” (Rózsaszín sajt) in 2009.
His short film “Chuchotage” (Susotázs) (2018) was on the short list of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the 2019 Academy Awards, and won 23 awards at 62 different film festivals.
His short “My Guide” (Újratervezés) (2013)
has been viewed over 1.8 million times on Vimeo, making it one of the most successful short films ever made in Hungary.
Tóth also directed episodes of “Született lúzer” for HBO in 2007, “Csalfa Karma” for Life Network in 2011 and “A mi kis falunk” for RTL Klub in 2018.