As the villagers prepare for a big wedding, word spreads like wildfire, sending them into a panic of paranoia and recrimination. The local ‘big man’ in particular is desperate to cover up how he profited from the Jews being deported. Tautly told using the camera rather than too many words, this slowly ratchets up the tension to a stunning, thought-provoking finale that lingers long in the mind.
“Marvellously directed and acted” RTE
“Handsomely shot . . . Torok's picture does not linger long, yet it manages to say so much that matters.” The Herald