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Lili Horvát, Natasa Stork – Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time #Venezia77

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The role of projection in love.

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PODCAST | Matt Micucci interviews Lili Horvát and Natasa Stork, director and actress of the film Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time.

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In conversation with director Lili Horvát and actress Natasa Stork, who presented the film Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time within the program of the Giornate degli Autori, the independent parallel strand of the 77th Venice International Film Festival. Together, they talk about the idiosyncratic portrayal of love and the film’s theme of accosting the a scientific, medical aspect to a psychologically dense narrative. They also share their thoughts on whether we live in a world where communication between people is more challenging and about loneliness, which too is a central aspect of the movie.

Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time: Márta, a 40-year-old neurosurgeon, falls in love. She leaves her shining American career behind and returns to Budapest to start a new life with the man she loves. But she waits for him at the Liberty Bridge in vain – he does not appear at their rendezvous. Márta starts to search for him desperately, but when she finally finds him, the love of her life claims that they have never met before.

  • Reporter
    Matt Micucci
  • Guest
    Lili Horvát / Natasa Stork
  • Interviewee role
    Director / Actress
  • Film title
    Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time
  • Festival section
    Giornate degli Autori
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