Release date1 February 2001 (2001-02-01) (Hungarian Film Week) Initial releaseOctober 25, 2001 (Hungary) CastTamás Mészáros (Soproni Áron), Szabolcs Csizmadia (Heltai Attila), Attila Zsilák (Máté), Peter Muller (Sepr?di) Similar moviesWhite Palms (2006), Father (1966), Love (1971), Angi Vera (1979), Confidence (1980)
Abandoned (Hungarian: Torzók) is a 2001 Hungarian film directed by Arpád Sopsits. It was Hungary's submission to the 74th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.
Abandoned at an orphanage by his recently divorced father, Aron endures a life full of cruelty and despair, punctuated by beating from the orphanage staff and ridicule from the other boys. His only friend is his classmate Attila, who helps him discover love and gives him strength to fight back.