In this dark comedy, the loss of a coat from a dance hall cloakroom sets off a frantic search which results in widespread death and mayhem. It is 1944, and the loss of the coat represents the family’s loss of social standing, even during a time when everyone is suffering from the Nazi occupation.
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In the hell of war-torn Budapest, a cloak-room attendant and her family go after a missing coat. Because honour is honour, no matter what. Tragicomic masterclass, based on Iván Mándy's stellar writing.