BIFF 2021: 20.-28. oktober
Cinema Extraordinaire

The Investigator

A Nyomozó
Ungarn/Irland/Sverige / 2008 / 107 min
Attila Gigor
Tibor, a reclusive pathologist, resorts to desperate measures in order save his dying mother

In order to obtain a cure for the cancer that is eating away at his mother, Tibor, a reclusive Hungarian pathologist, makes a deal with a mysterious one-eyed man who calls himself the Cyclops. All Tibor has to do is to carry out the assasination of a person who is completely unfamiliar to him. Desperate for money, Tibor accepts the offer. THE INVESTIGATOR is a stylish and complex thriller. An impressive film by an up and coming director.

Attila Gigor

Attila Gigor (b. 1978) is the pseudonym under which the Hungarian Attila Galambos directs his movies. Gigor/Galambos has played small roles in a number of film- and television productions, and has also directed two acclaimed short films. THE INVESTIGATOR is his feature film debut.