This video was recorded at Zalaszegvár, Hungary, exactly where my Great-grandparents’ chateau was before 1945: the castle was destroyed by Russian soldiers and the estate has been nationalized by the communists.
Concept: Margit Koller
Cameraman: Manuel F. Contreras
Cast: Veronika Jeszenszkyné Kölcsei (my grandmother)
Éva Kollerné Jeszenszky (my mother)
Margit Koller (me)
and Ilona Lázár, my great-grandmother’s letter and poems.