The Shooting Stars program introduces young movie stars to the international film industry for the 24th time. The three-day professional program will be held online this year due to the epidemic situation, the National Film Institute said.
The ten young talents were selected from candidates nominated by member organizations of European Film Promotion, including the NFI, by a jury of Shooting Stars of prominent personalities in the profession.
Natasa Stork caught the eye of the protagonist of the film Preparing for an Indefinite Together, directed by Lili Croatia. For her performance, which was praised both at home and abroad, Stork Natasa also won the Best Actress award at international film festivals in Antalya, Valladolid and Les Arcs.
The film Preparing for a Indefinite Togetherness is Hungary’s official Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. The love film, set on the edge of reality and imagination, will be shown in the United States from January 22, with distribution rights recently sold by the National Film Institute to Greenwich Entertainment.
Natasa Stork graduated from the University of Theater and Film Arts in the class of Gábor Zsámbéki and Sándor Zsótér. From the National Theater to Dollar Papa’s Children’s Theater Workshop, he has played in numerous companies and informal formations both at home and abroad in recent years. In films, it was previously seen in Kornél Mundruczó’s Gentle Creation – The Frankenstein Plan and later in Márk Bodzsár’s Black Comedy Divine Shift. He recently finished shooting Fanni Szilágyi’s film Dangerous, in which he plays the two members of the main character.
Launched in 1998, the Shooting Stars program has also been a significant milestone in the careers of Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Brühl, Alicia Vikander, Matthias Schoenaerts, Carey Mulligan, Cécile de France, Anamaria Marinca and Ludivine Sagnier. From Hungary, among others, Szonja Oroszlán, Eszter Ónodi, Dorka Gryllus, Gabriella Hámori, Zsolt Nagy and, more recently, in 2018, Réka Tenki was invited to the prestigious program organized by the Berlin Film Festival in recent years .