Doubled Funding for Film on Mongol Invasion of Hungary
- 6 Jan 2023 9:54 AM
- Hungary Around the Clock
Filming of the project, a Hungarian-Mongolian-Australian-British co-production, is already under way, directed by Péter Soós.
The film, intended for international distribution, is about the 13th-century battle between the Mongolian army and the defenders of Esztergom Castle.
Performers include actors Michael Ironside, Eric Roberts and Ray Stevenson.
Kevin Spacey was to play a scheming Italian cardinal, but ultimately did not take on the part due to the renewed flare-up of his sexual harassment cases.
As costs were fixed in dollars, the weakening forint, soaring energy prices and KATA tax changes created a problem, said producer Kornél Sipos.
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