A young doctor undergoes a spiritual crisis when he returns to his rural home. Read More »
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The Tót family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. Read More »
141 Minutes from the Unfinished Sentence (1975) Zoltán Fábri, András Bálint, Mari Csomós, Zoltán Latinovits
Parcen Lörinc the Great, the son of a large-scale family, is eager to be among the workers often to visit one of the suburban pubs. Read More »
An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. Read More »
Miklós Jancsó’s Silence and Cry is set during a turbulent era of disquiet, fear, persecution and terror, which permeates every corner of post-WWI Hungarian society. In 1919, after just a few months of communist rule the Hungarian Republic of Councils falls victim to a nationalist counter-revolution. Admiral Horthy, leader of the nationalist far right movement, becomes the self-proclaimed regent of Hungary, and assumes power as the legal Head of State. Soldiers of the short-lived Hungarian Red Army are now on the run from relentless secret policemen and patrol units of the nationalist Royal Gendarme. If caught, ex-Red Army soldiers are executed without mercy or proper trial. István Cserzi, a former soldier of the Red Army has fled to the Great Hungarian Plains and has taken refuge on a farm, which is run by two sympathetic women.
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