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by Marcell Gerő


Three men, they all committed murder as children. They passed their entire youth in communist Hungary’s most brutal prison, where they were first filmed. Disturbing archive footage shows them confessing details of their crime, and sharing their plans for the future. Thirty years on the filmmaker goes out to find them and discovers untold secrets and a Hungary he has never known. Fate, sin, and legacy – seen through the eyes of Cain’s children.

international title: Cain's Children
original title: Káin gyermekei
country: Hungary, France
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Marcell Gerő
film run: 104'
screenplay: Marcell Gerő, Sára László
cast: Pál Pásztor, József Gábor Nagy, Zsolt Barcsai
cinematography by: Rudolf Péter Kiss
film editing: Sylvie Gadmer, Péter Sass
producer: Sára László, Jacques Bidou, Marianne Dumouli
production: Campfilm Production, JBA Production
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