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The Seventh Room

A hetedik szoba

Directed by Márta Mészáros
Hungary, Italy, 1996


This movie is based on the life of Saint Edith Stern. She was a German nun of Jewish descent who had converted to Catholicism. Much of her early life was spent as an outspoken academic. There, according to the movie, she feuded with Joseph Heller, a fellow professor with right wing beliefs.

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The Seventh Room Directed by Márta Mészáros

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1995 | Winner: OCIC Award

1995 | Special Mention: Elvira Notari Prize


1995 | Winner: Golden Frog

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