Interview with Noémi Szakonyi, the director of "Six Weeks", interviewer Dhanushka Gunathilake
"Everything in this film is based on true stories put in fiction"- Noémi Szakonyi
Young Zsófi finds herself in a more difficult situation than before when her plans are interrupted by a positive pregnancy test. She trains day by day to make it to the national table tennis team. It's the only way for her to make it. The unwanted child must be given away to a loving couple, and Zsófi must hurry back to the gym. One night she sees a peculiar dream…
The director of "Six Weeks", Noémi Veronika Szakonyi, is a freelance film director and producer who graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 2011 and got her master's degree from the Budapest University of Theater and Film Arts in 2015. Noémi was a recipient of a Sundance Documentary Program grant in 2015, 2019 and 2021.