Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
In Central Europe during the 1980's an important Hungarian intellectual inexplicably committed suicide. His was only one of many enigmatic deaths and disappearances at that time. His true story provides the basis for this film. The story begins during 1988 when Hungary was still a Communist state. Tibor was a chemical researcher who discovered how to use poisonous gases in chemical weapons. The Russians attempted to get him to give details about the research, but he refused. The KGB arrest him and then drown him in a bathtub. His body is subsequently discovered in the shallows of Lake Balaton. The Hungarian police claim it was suicide, but his son Peter is not convinced. He begins to unravel the mystery and meets with tragedy.
arrest, family-member, intellectual, investigation, KGB, killing, murder, research, suicide, torture