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Budapest, Hungary
Thursday 20 February 2020

Performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje

Budapest, Hungary

Thursday 20 February 2020

A performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje livestreamed from Budapest, Hungary on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 20 February 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PST (Vancouver, UTC -8) / 1:00 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 18:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 19:00 CET (Budapest, UTC +1) / 20:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2).

 

About The Legacy (Az örökség)

There’s a shortage of doctors in Hungary. There’s a shortage of children in Hungary. Due to his mother’s death a young pediatrician returns from Germany back to Hungary’s poorest county, to Borsod. He inherits his mother’s pediatric practice, but he doesn’t want to keep this heritage. By constraint he begins to deal with patients who finds him. During the arrangement of the heritage process he has to clarify his relationship with his mother in himself and to face what he really inherited when the cure of the whole Hungarian rural area’s population becomes his duty.

After the Hungarian premiere of Mihaly Schwechtje’s two films in 2018, both of which he wrote and directed, now he tells the story on stage about recent Hungary. His short movie called Ready or Not showed the children trade at an extremely poor Hungarian village. His first movie called Hope You’ll Die Next Time :) gives us the insight into the emotions and frustrations of today’s teenagers. The Heritage is the director’s own theatre piece in which a homecoming young pediatrician faces the facts that the neighbourhood where his ex-pediatrician mother practiced such values like humanity and decency don’t apply anymore.

 

Creative Team

Actors: Virginia Julia Mentes / Katalin Gergely, Gusztav Molnar / Csaba Polgar, Bertalan Kadet, Katalin Szeles / Abigel Domotor
Writer-Director: Mihaly Schwechtje
Dramaturg: Gabor Nemeth
Set and costume designer: Maria Torma
Technician: Jozsef Nagy
Assistant of director: Katinka Bordas
Production: Dora Gulyas, Genoveva Petrovics
Time: 90 minutes

 

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