Mr. Mare, Hungary, 2019, 19:28

Director: Luca Tóth
Technique: 2D Animation
Script: Luca Tóth
Animation: Luca Tóth
Producer: Gábor Osváth, Péter Benjámin Lukács, Ron Dyens


Looking at an x-ray image, a young handsome man is horrified to learn that the weird, tumor-like lump on his chest is the top of a tiny plump man`s head. Nested in his body, he is waiting to be born… ’Mr. Mare’ is a surreal animated chamber play, set in a ‘haunted’ claustrophobic space, in which we witness the dynamics of unrequited love as we follow the relationship of an oddly codependent pair.


Luca Tóth is a Hungarian animation director, born in 1989, Budapest. She studied animation at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest. After receiving her BA diploma she went on studying at Royal College of Art for her Masters degree. Her graduation film ‘The Age of Curious’ won the Jury Distinction Prize at Annecy International Animated Film Festival. After studying and working in the UK, Luca moved back to Budapest where she made her first independent short film `Superbia` which premiered at Critics’ Week in Cannes 2016 and got selected into more than 80 international festivals. Her latest film ‘Mr. Mare’ debuted at Berlinale 2019.