Carte Blanche

Simon, the Magician

  • Carte Blanche
  • 1999100min35mmcolorFiction
Director Ildikó ENYEDI
Nation Hungary, France
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Simon falls in love with Jeanne, although they do not speak each other´s language. When Jeanne leaves for a couple of days, Peter, another visionary, calls Simon for a duel.



Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1955, Ildiko Enyedi directed five features and several shorts winning more than 40 international awards. In 1989, her feature film, My 20th Century(1989) won the Golden Camera Award at Cannes Film Festival and was selected among the 10 best films of the year by The New York Times. In 1992, she was the member of the jury at Berlin International Film Festival. She is a professor at the University of Film and Drama Arts in Budapest and a member of the European Film Academy.