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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: josef stalin, socialism, hungarian, communist, statue, anti communist, communism, reenactment, demonstration, traitor, diary, tank, new year's eve, parade, trial, revolution, grief, controversy, politics, celebration, newsreel footage, party
Time: 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, soviet union

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Diary for My Loves (1987)
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Country: Hungary
Duration: 141 min.
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Diary for My Children (1984)
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Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
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Just Like at Home (1978)
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