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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, serious, realistic, experimental, gloomy, contemplative, psychological thriller
Plot: friendship, redemption, mind game, revenge, sexual abuse, family relations, poverty, melancholy, intimacy, betrayal, vengeance, apartment, hungarian
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe

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The Revolt of Job (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 78 min.
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