The Maiden Danced to Death

The Maiden Danced to Death (Hungarian: A halálba táncoltatott leány) is a 2011 Hungarian-language independent drama film written, starring, directed by Endre Hules.[1][2] The film is a Hungarian-Slovenian-Canadian co-production filmed on-location in all three countries. It was one of the six films shortlisted for the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards.[3]

The Maiden Danced to Death
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Film poster
Directed byEndre Hules
Produced byGabor Garami
Michael A. Dobbin
Igor Pedicek
Written byEndre Hules
StarringEndre Hules
Deborah Kara Unger
Stephen McHattie
Gil Bellows
Music byFerenc Kiss
David Burns
CinematographyZoltan Honti
Vilmos Zsigmond
Edited byMark Adam
Release date
  • 4 May 2011 (2011-05-04) (Hungary)
  • 25 August 2011 (2011-08-25) (Canada)
  • 3 October 2011 (2011-10-03) (Slovenia)
Running time
107 minutes


  • Endre Hules as Steve Court
  • Bea Melkvi as Mari Udvaros
  • Deborah Kara Unger as Lynn Court
  • Zsolt László as Gyula Udvaros Jr
  • Stephen McHattie as Ernie
  • Emöke Zsigmond as Gabi
  • Gil Bellows as Fred
  • István Zámbó as Feri
  • Boris Cavazza as Gyula Udvaros Sr.


  1. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 82. ISBN 978-1908215017.
  2. ^ "The Maiden Danced to Death". eufilmfestival. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Bergendy és Fliegauf filmje is versenyben az Oscar-nevezésért". Retrieved 28 August 2012.

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