Dirty Window follows the track back to Hungary of Betty Szabo, a pros­ti­tute who was killed in the Amsterdam red-light district in February 2009, when she was 19 years old.
In the night of 18 to 19 February 2009, the nine­teen-year-old pros­ti­tute Betty Szabo was killed in her crib in Amsterdam. The film follows Betty’s track back to her birth­place, Nyír­e­gy­háza in Hungary. Through witness accounts from people who knew her inti­mately, the contours of Betty’s exis­tence emerge.
The subject of Dirty Window is defi­nitely not the so far unsolved murder. Director Walter Stokman wanted to know who Betty was, where she came from, what her dreams were. In the docu­men­tary, we meet Betty’s father, who lives sepa­rated from her mother in bleak circum­stances, her music teacher and a friend who worked in the red-light district with her, but returned home to Nyír­e­gy­háza for her children.

Credits

Executive producer
Set geluid
Sound editing
Sound Design
Production company
Zeppers Film & TV
TV company
VPRO TV

Title: Dirty Window
Year: 2012
Duration : 59 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2012

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