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Hol volt, hol nem volt
(1987)

AKA: A Hungarian Fairy Tale

Country: Hungary

Genre: Drama

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Synopsis

The film follows the surreal and often comic quests of young Andris, an orphan searching for a father who doesn't exist, and Orban, a government clerk who's had enough of oppressive bureaucracy.

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Cast

  • Dávid Vermes
    (Andris)
  • Frantisek Husák
  • Mária Varga
  • Eszter Csákányi
  • Péter Trokán

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By Gazdag Gyula, a mainly documentary filmmaker -- his documentary short The Selection is great -- who at one point had nine films that were being actively suppressed. In some places a little reminiscent of Makk Károly's Love and Another Way, in others of Death of a Bureaucrat by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, who also gave us Memories of Underdevelopment, Cuban Fight Against Demons, Cumbite and Strawberry and Chocolate. This isn't quite in the same league but it's definitely good, original and worthwhile.

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