AZ ÉN XX SZÁZADOM – MY 20TH CENTURY (1989) Director: Ildikó Enyedi Script: Ildikó Enyedi Music: László Vidovszky Cinematography: Tibor Máthé Cast: Dorota Segda, Oleg Yankovskiy Ildikó Enyedi’s debut film AZ ÉN XX SZÁZADOM was released during a shifting political and social landscape in Hungary. In 1989, Communism in Hungary was dissipating as a multi-party system developed, marking the first real tear in the Iron Curtain. This shift came after a period marked by heavy violence during the Kádár era that began after the Soviet occupation in 1956. A year after the release of AZ ÉN XX SZÁZADOM, Hungary would see its first free election but also an economic downturn similar to the global one experienced in the 80’s. This turbulent time allowed Enyedi to portray themes that previous directors would have been forbidden…