Hospital Notes - Tétényi-1956

Hospital Notes - Tétényi-1956

Section: 
Kárpát-medencei Filmszemle – Dokumentumfilm
Length: 
50:52
14:11 26. Tuesday
Director: 
Tamás Kinyó Ferenczy

He has been directing historical documentaries, sociographies and cultural films since 1996, in the Art Opus studio he founded.His documentaries are characterized by the individual approach to historical and cultural films, the search for continuity between the past and the present, the search for the countryside and the personal approach. All his films were screened by public TV.He has participated and won in several competitions with his works. Most of the films had significant press coverage.

Only a handful of patients required treatment at Tétényi Road Hospital in Budapest on October 23rd 1956, but up to one thousand causalities were treated in total. Having served on the front in WW2, the chief surgeon József Pálóczy had seen his fair share of gunshot and shrapnel wounds and so he oversaw the transportation of casualties and their surgeries as well as running the whole hospital. October saw Tétényi Road transformed into a genuine battle hospital. Its mission remained unexplored...