Public and private morality collides in this psychological drama about a love triangle during the aftermath of the failed Hungarian uprising in 1956. Livia, the beautiful wife of an army officer, is a reporter at the Budapest newspaper where Eve, an outspoken lesbian journalist, comes to work after two years of politically motivated unemployment. When Eve and Livia fall in love they embark on an affair whose tragic consequences are mirrored by Hungary’s oppression under Soviet rule. Based on an autobiographical bestseller. With Jadwiga Jankowska-Kieslak, Grazyna Szapolowska and Josef Kroner.
“One of cinema”s most truly erotic films” (David Robinson, The Times).
In Karoly Makk—Hungary—1982—102 mins