One Day trailer: A day in the life of a middle-aged working mother

Hungarian director Zsófia Szilágyi's first fictional feature film, One Day (Egy nap), is set to make it's début at Cannes at some point over the next week-and-a-half, following a women in her 40s as she tries to juggle the demands of being both a mother and a wife. It will première in the Semaine de la Critique section of the festival and a short trailer has also been released online. Take a look at the trailer for One Day above that puts you into the shoes of Anna for 24 hours.

Anna  is constantly running around – from work to the nursery, to school, to ballet, to fencing class. As if this wasn’t enough, she suspects that her husband is cheating on her. Her issues are hardly unique, but she has simply no time to stop and think them through. They build up relentlessly, threatening to crush her. Carrying on takes more energy than she has left. Will she be able to save what’s fragile and unique in her life?

Szilágyi also co-wrote the script with Réka Mán-Várhegyi, with the cast featuring Zsófia Szamosi, Leó Füredi and Ambrus Barcza.

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