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Almanac of Fall (1984)
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Almanac of Fall (1984)
Original name: Őszi almanach
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this dense setting, the inhabitants of a large, claustrophobic apartment reveal their darkest secrets, fears, obsessions and hostilities.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, experimental, contemplative, psychological thriller
Plot: friendship, redemption, mind game, family relations, sexual abuse, poverty, intimacy, melancholy, apartment, revenge, vengeance, betrayal, hungarian
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe

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Family Nest (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, violence, large family, apartment, hungarian
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The Revolt of Job (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "The Revolt of Job" tells the story of a childless Jewish couple in WWII-era Hungary who adopt a Hungarian boy. They raise him with their values and traditions. Unfortunately, the Nazis eventually come and round up all Jewish families in ...
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The Door (2012)
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Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: friendship, society, master and servant, writer's life, rich and poor, strong female presence, power relations, maid, world war two, artists and showbiz, nazi concentration camp, flashback ...
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Satantango (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 439 min.
Story: Inhabitants of a small village in Hungary deal with the effects of the fall of Communism. The town's source of revenue, a factory, has closed, and the locals, who include a doctor and three couples, await a cash payment offered in the wake of ...
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
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Duration: 78 min.
Story: Not available
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Frailer (2014)
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: best friends, friendship, friends, unfulfillment, terminal illness, siblings relations, family relations, strong female presence, female director
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
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Country: Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
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