The time is 1956, the coldest year of the Cold War and Hungary is politically dominated by the Soviet Empire. Yet, Hungary is also a superpower the Hungarian national water polo team remains undefeated… invincible.
Some of the most symbolic moments of the 1956 Revolution in Hungary were the tooth-and-nail battles fought by the so-called “pest guys” who dared to defy odds by taking on the panzers of one of the world’s superpowers
This is a meaningful action-comedy of a wheelchair-bound assassin gang. Driven by despair and fear of becoming useless, a 20 year-old boy, his friend, and an ex-fireman offer their services to the mafia.
New Hungarian Historical RockOpera, Hero’s Square, Budapest, June 18 & 19, 2016. To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Composer and Writer: Gergely Koltay
A delightful and intriguing tale of a young man dealing with all the problems of adolescence: women, friends, popularity, sex, alcohol and cigarettes – combined with the ever-present influence of American culture.
A You were born on a Wednesday, and Wednesday’s children can make it anywhere they really want to – these were the last lines Maja had got from her mother before she abandoned her as a child.
The dreams and struggles of three generations of a Hungarian Jewish family are depicted in this award-winning drama. Against a backdrop of major 20th century events,
Hungarian small time crook, 70 year old Tibi Balog gets out of prison after 10 years, but he didn’t change a bit. When a Japanese crime syndicate hires him to acquire a Hungarian invention.
This early film from Istvan Szabo (Mephisto, Colonel Redl, Sunshine) follows two childhood sweethearts who are inseparable until the Nazi’s invasion of Hungary.
The musical film “56 Drops of Blood” is the story of Romeo and Juliet – in this case Robi and Juli – which starts in Hungary on October 23, 1956.
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
Angi Vera (Veronika Papp) is a strikingly beautiful 18-year-old assistant nurse living in postwar Hungary. When she speaks out publicly about problems at her hospital, she’s not condemned by the new communist regime
This acclaimed feature, structured as a nail-biting thriller, confronts one of the most sensitive political periods, 1956, when Hungarians fought Soviet troops in the streets of Budapest. Daniel, hopelessly in love with Marianne
Budapest, 1914. A famous prostitute and her housekeeper hire a young, naive maid.
The three women soon find themselves in a web of passionate, bizarre
Lili Darvas, the famed stage actress and widow of Ferenc Molnar, portrays a bed-ridden old woman in this emotionally precise drama. Her daughter-in-law, whose husband is in jail as a political prisoner, concocts a fictitious story about his life as a filmmaker in America
A clown called Slomó has twins born in a travelling circus in the early 1900’s. Following their father’s profession the children become popular circus artists. They often appear in the circus ring together as clowns, acrobats, or even as illusionists.
Home Guards is a powerful drama about two brothers – Máté and Joci – who live in a small Eastern European town. They are recruited by a charismatic leader to join the Home Guards and take a stand against crime. The boys are happy because
A zany tale of a family in the 20th century. Four generations of “fools” with Mom in the focus, who has lived 94 years and moved 27 times in her life. Moving was her only means of dealing with trouble, danger or conflicts. At the demented age of 94, Mom tells the story to her […]
A metaphysical thriller chronicling one Father Smith’s Faustian descent into the Roman underworld. Following a disgraceful turn at his local parish Father Smith is called to Rome for spiritual rehabilitation.
Three professionally successful and apparently happy people set off on a trip to the mountains, where they plan to spend the weekend hunting and generally having a good time. István – the construction millionaire