Screen can unveil the first trailer for Erasing Frank, which will receive its world premiere in the Critics’ Week strand (September 1-11) of the Venice Film Festival.

The debut feature from Hungarian director Gábor Fabricius, it’s set in 1983, behind the Iron Curtain in Budapest. Benjamin Fuchs stars as Frank – the singer of a punk band, who is taken by the police to a psychiatric hospital to silence him after he speaks out against a totalitarian regime.

Fabricius has also written and produced the film through his company Otherside Stories.

Totem Films is handling international sales.