Fortissimo Films has picked up worldwide rights to Gyorgy Palfi's Taxidermia, which won the main prize at HungarianFilm Week last week. Palfi's second feature after thecritically acclaimed Hukklein 2002, it was met with wide critical praise in Budapestwhere it shared the foreign critics prize and won a further three awards.

Spanning three generations in one family in Hungary,the film encompasses such diverse topics as sexuality, gluttony, immolation andself-taxidermy. It stars Germany'sMarc Bischoff and Csaba Czene.

The film's producers Peter Miskolcziand Gabor Varadi closed thedeal for the film with Fortissimo's Michael Werner and NellekeDriesen.