Underwritten by PREEVA AND LEONARD TRAMIEL BRENDA AND HARRY MITTELMAN
Fever at Dawn
Based on the true story of writer/director Péter Gárdos' parents, Fever at Dawn chronicles an unlikely love affair between two Hungarian Holocaust survivors recuperating in Sweden. 25-year-old Miklós has been given months to live and wants nothing more than to find love. He sets out to find a wife by writing to 117 Hungarian women who are also recovering in Sweden. One of the recipients is 19-year-old Lili, who begins corresponding with him. Complications arise as Miklós tries to find a way to visit Lili. "Fever at Dawn" combines drama, romance and humor to shed light on the experiences of survivors recovering after the war.
2016 Best Feature, Cinequest