As part of the Transilvania International Film Festival - Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
And as part of the Ördögkatlan Festival - Narancsliget (Hungary)

Based on "Drakula halála" (The Death of Dracula), a silent Hungarian film directed by Károly Lajthay in 1921.
A loose film adaptation of the epistolary novel of the same name (1897) by Irish writer Bram Stoker, the film is now considered lost. All that remains are four publicity stills and a Hungarian novelization, written by Lajos Pánczél and published in 1924, the only means of partially grasping the script.

"Drakula halála" is said to be the world's first film about the character. It was created by Bram Stoker and produced in Budapest in 1921.
Before moving to Hollywood and winning an Oscar for "Casablanca", its co-writer Michael Curtiz began his career in Cluj-Napoca. 

Since 2018, students from the Media Department at Sapientia University in Cluj have been taking part in a series of film workshops on celluloid, with the ultimate aim of making a remake of "Drakula halála", entirely lost in the 1940s.

The music for this ciné-concert was composed by French composer Miquèu Montanaro and will be performed by 12 instrumentalists.

Miquèu Montanaro, Christian Sebille
International project
Wed. June 19, 2024 | 6:00 pm Cluj (Romania)
Sat. August 3, 2024 | 9:00 pm Narancsliget (Hungary)

1h00 approx.

Róbert Lakatos
project coordinator

Attila Gödri, Gyopár Buzási, Flóra Kovács, Szabolcs Benedek, Orsolya Orbán, Boglárka Farkas, Nóra Miklós, Zsófia Makkai


Tibor Pálffy, Enikő Molnár, Lehel Salat, Áron Dimény, Lóránd Váta, Ervin Szűcs


Endre Dózsa, Ádám Török, Balázs Rokaly, Balázs Bodor, Gergő Jancsik, Csaba Dénes

director of photography

Alexandru Böjthe
principal editor

Ferenc Sinkó


composition and live performance

Christian Sebille


Montanaro, Baltazar Montanaro, Ádám Móser, Renáta Gyárfás, Sára Domahildi, Lilla Unger, Kamilla Kasabian, Andrea László, Nóra Krokovay, Attila Kis, Csaba Cserey
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