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Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
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Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Original name: Napló apámnak, anyámnak
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: party, josef stalin, revolution, politics, trial, traitor, communism, communist, diary, socialism, new year's eve, newsreel footage, celebration, controversy, grief, parade, tank, demonstration, reenactment, anti communist, statue, hungarian
Time: 1950s
Place: soviet union, hungary, budapest hungary

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Diary for My Loves (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A continuation of "Diary for My Children," the film picks up in 1950, when Juli, the diarist, is 18 and determined to become a movie director.
Plot: diary, revolution, prison, politics, deportation, socialism, communist, anti communist, communism, controversy
Time: 1950s
Place: moscow russia, budapest
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Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
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Place: moscow russia, budapest hungary, eastern europe
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Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: girl, hungarian, children, surrogate father, infatuation, father daughter relationship
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The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
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Whooping Cough (1987)
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children ...
Plot: parents, communism, revolution, children, child's point of view
Time: 1950s
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Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of the life of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a national power base when he later planned to run for ...
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: An expressionist biography of Edith Stein, who converted from the Jewish faith to the Catholic one and became a Carmelite sister. She would die in a German concentration camp.
Style: intellectual
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Place: germany
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Duration: 124 min.
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