A young woman gains strength from an intimate relationship with a fitness machine in order to face her abusive husband.

The Machine was an official selection of the 2017 WVN Online Film Festival.

About Bálint Erkel

Balint Erkel is a writer and director from Hungary. After earning a degree in cinema and philosophy of religion, he studied filmmaking in the United States as a Fulbright grantee. Building upon family roots in medicine and music he has a great interest in exploring human life as complex harmonies of deviances and suppressions, and creating visual symphonies of display and concealment. As a heartfelt contrarian, he is in endless search of new ways to question rules of filmic storytelling. He is currently working and creating in Georgia.