Our hero is going to have a date, so, like all of us, he is very excited …

Director's Biography

Born in Budapest in 1950, Ferernc Cakó graduated from the College for Creative Arts in 1973. Still at college, he won several prizes as an amateur animation filmmaker. It was therefore obvious for him to follow the road of Pannonia Film Studio where he worked as an animator/designer /director from 1973 to 1991.
The first significant international success was at the Annecy Film Festival withAD ASTRA (1982). From then on he has made films from his own scripts, used puppets, clay, and paper-cut techniques, and developed a very individual style.
His films have won the grand prizes of nearly each significant film festival: Cannes, Berlin, San Francisco, Annecy,
Oberhausen, Cracow, etc.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Ferenc Cakó

Written by: Ferenc Cakó

Cinematography: Antal Kazi

Animation: János Szabolcsi

Nominations and Awards

  • European Short Film 2005