Given the alternatives of true love and sweet, sweet revenge, which would you choose? That’s the rub for Ernõ, a dashing rake with a vexing dilemma in this ripping Hungarian period drama from director/co-writer Gábor Herendi.
Not only did Baron Von Oettingen kill Ernõ’s father in a cold-blooded coup many years ago, he received the family estate as a reward for his services to the imperial throne. Left penniless and orphaned, the now-grown Ernõ demands justice—and he knows how to get it: at the racetrack.
True, the baron has the finest steeds in his stable; Ernõ only has Kincsem, a wild card if ever there was one. But he’s determined to groom the horse into a champion. Or he would be, if it weren’t for Klara, the love of his life—who also happens to be the baron’s daughter. Will humiliating his foe mean forfeiting his chances with her?
SUBTITLED (Foreign language with on-screen subtitles)
Producer: Gábor Herendi, Tamás Hutlassa | Editor: István Király, Gyula István Mózes | Cinematographer: Péter Szatmári | Screenwriter: Bálint Hegedûs, Gábor Herendi
Cast: Ervin Nagy, Andrea Petrik, Tibor Gáspár, József Gyabronka, Tamás Keresztes