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Hungary, 1977 (MIFF 1980)

Director: István Szabó

A charming short portrait of everyday life in Budapest filmed by the director with his friends.

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BUDAPEST TALES

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LOVE FILM

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LOVEFILM

"Szabo's concern for history could not be considered a political in the sense of providing a political perspective on Hungary. What he does show is how historical events and social convulsions affect ... More »

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