The Door (2012 film)

The Door
Directed by István Szabó
Produced by Jenő Hábermann
Sándor Söth
Written by István Szabó
Andrea Vészits
Magda Szabó
Starring Helen Mirren
Cinematography Elemér Ragályi
Release dates
  • 8 March 2012 (2012-03-08)
Running time
97 minutes
Country Hungary
Language English

The Door (Hungarian: Az ajtó) is a 2012 English-language Hungarian drama film directed by István Szabó and starring Helen Mirren.[1][2] It is based on the Hungarian novel of the same name.

The film was selected to be featured in the competition programme at the 34th Moscow International Film Festival.[3] It also won the Michael Curtiz Audience Award at the Hungarian Film Festival of Los Angeles in November 2012.[4][5]




  1. Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 135. ISBN 978-1908215017.
  2. "Dame Helen Mirren the sexy sexagenarian bravely acts her age in new film The Door". The Daily Mail. London. 7 October 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
  3. "Szabó Film in Competition in Moscow". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  4. "Hungarian Film Festival of Los Angeles". hufestival. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
  5. "A Vizsga nyerte a Los Angeles-i Magyar Filmfesztivált". Retrieved 2 December 2012.

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