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Fever at Dawn

Directed by: Péter Gárdos
113 Minutes, 2015

A true story. In 1945, after having been freed from a concentration camp, the 25-year-old Hungarian man, Miklós is being treated at a Swedish hospital. The doctors diagnose him with a severe lung disease and tell him that he has no more than six months to live. But he refuses to give up, wants to find a wife with whom he can start a new life, and sends letters to 117 Hungarian girls who are also being treated in Sweden. One of the girls is 19-year-old Lili, who likes Miklós’s letter, and they start corresponding. Based on the novel: Fever at Dawn.


Director: Péter Gárdos

Producer: Gabor Ferenczy

Producer: Christer Nilson

Producer: Per-Erik Svensson

Producer: Dénes Szekeres

Producer: András Tóth

Producer: Attila Tõzsér

Producer: Miriam Zachar