In the spring of 1963, when everybody else would like to escape to the West, an adolescent boy Miki and his parents leave behind the American dream and return to Hungary. Back in Budapest revolutionaries and counterrevolutionaries regard Miki’s jobless father with suspicion, while Miki – who is a great pianist and singer with dreams of becoming the next Jerry Lee Lewis – is not accepted by his former friends whose new leader, Rone is referred to as th ”Kingfisher”. His first love, Vera, now has a new boyfriend. Miki is left with one choice: apply to a talent show and prove everybody that he has a place in this old-new world.
2009 Granada Young Filmmmaker Festival - Audience Prize
2009 Chicago International Film Festival
2009 Dubai International Film Festival
2009 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Variety Critics' Choice