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1.
Jön az öcsém (1919 Short Film)
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The family waits for the returning brother. The young revolutionary emerges from behind the brow of the hill holding a fluttering flag... (8 mins.)
 
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Hyppolit, the Butler (1931)
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A butler changes the life of a nouveau-riche entrepreneur's life, while his daughter falls in love with the company's manager instead of a suitor chosen for her. (72 mins.)
 
3.
Halálos tavasz (1939)
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Mail for translation. A Halalos tavasz egy szerelmi haromszog dramajat vetiti... (105 mins.)
 
4.
People on the Alps (1942)
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Mail author for translation. Kodos hegycsucsok, fekete fenyvesek vilagaban el a havasok nehezsorsu nepe... (88 mins.)
Director: István Szöts
 
5.
Spring Shower (1932)
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Marie, a servant in a bourgeois family, is dismissed and driven from the village when she becomes pregnant by the eldest daughter's fiance... (78 mins.)
Director: Pál Fejös
 
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Liliomfi (1954)
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Mail for translation. A mult szazadi tortenetben Liliomfi, a tehetseges vandorszinesz es Mariska... (109 mins.)
Director: Károly Makk
 
7.
Merry-Go-Round (1956)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Zoltán Fábri
 
8.
Professor Hannibal (1957)
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When a Latin teacher publishes an essay on the Carthaginian General Hannibal, he is quickly hailed as a celebrity genius, but in reality has become an unwitting pawn of far-right politicians. (89 mins.)
Director: Zoltán Fábri
 
9.
The Brute (1961)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Zoltán Fábri
 
10.
My Way Home (1965)
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In the final days of WWII, a seventeen-year-old boy wanders the countryside. He is captured by Soviet troops... (108 mins.)
Director: Miklós Jancsó
 
11.
The Corporal and Others (1965)
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PFC Molnár decides his WWII services are over, and with serious money hidden in his hand grenades, he... (111 mins.)
Director: Márton Keleti
 
12.
The Round-Up (1966)
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In Hungary, the national movement led by Kossuth has been crushed and the Austrian hegemony re-established... (90 mins.)
Director: Miklós Jancsó
 
13.
Hideg napok (1966)
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Set in 1946, this movie deals with the planning and execution of the January, 1942 Novi Sad massacre... (96 mins.)
Director: András Kovács
 
14.
Father (1966)
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A boy in Budapest lost his father in 1945, when he was the age of six. He does not remember much of the father but fantasize that he performed various heroic feats. (88 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
15.
The Red and the White (1967)
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In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a... (90 mins.)
Director: Miklós Jancsó
 
16.
Silence and Cry (1968)
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Miklós Jancsó's Silence and Cry is set during a turbulent era of disquiet, fear, persecution and terror... (73 mins.)
Director: Miklós Jancsó
 
17.
The Witness (1969)
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Banned for over a decade for its outspoken criticism of the post-WWII communist regime in Hungary, Péter... (105 mins.)
Director: Péter Bacsó
 
18.
Sinbad (1971)
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An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind... (90 mins.)
 
19.
Love (1971)
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The wife of a political prisoner tends to her mother-in-law and keeps from the old woman the truth about her son, whom she believes is in New York making a film. (88 mins.)
Director: Károly Makk
 
20.
Red Psalm (1972)
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Set in the 1890s on the Hungarian plains, a group of farm workers go on strike in-which they face harsh reprisals and the reality of revolt, oppression, morality and violence. (87 mins.)
Director: Miklós Jancsó
 
21.
The Fifth Seal (1976)
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In Budapest in 1944, a watchmaker, a book seller and a carpenter are drinking in a bar with the owner. They are joined by a stranger who asks a hypothetical question that will change their lives. (111 mins.)
Director: Zoltán Fábri
 
22.
Adoption (1975)
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Single factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska... (89 mins.)
 
23.
Angi Vera (1979)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Pál Gábor
 
24.
A kis Valentinó (1979)
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(102 mins.)
Director: András Jeles
 
25.
Csontváry (1980)
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(112 mins.)
 
26.
Bizalom (1980)
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During WW2 Hungarian resistance hides a married couple from the officials. The woman is sent to act as the wife of one of the resistance members who is also in hiding and pretending to be somebody else. They slowly begin to fall in love. (105 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
27.
Budapesti mesék (1977)
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Mail for translation. A haboru vegen a folyoparton felboritva fekszik egy sarga villamos... (90 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
28.
Narcissus and Psyche (1980)
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Narcisus and Psyche is based on a novel by Sandor Weores which was adapted by Vilmos Csaplar and director Gabor Body for a feature-length... (261 mins.)
Director: Gábor Bódy
 
29.
Mephisto (1981)
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A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance... (144 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
30.
Time Stands Still (1982)
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In Hungary in the 1960s, a single mother must raise her children by herself. (103 mins.)
Director: Péter Gothár
 
31.
Another Way (1982)
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Political and sexual repression in Hungary, just after the revolution of 1956. In 1958, the body of Eva Szalanczky... (102 mins.)
 
32.
Diary for My Children (1984)
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From one of the foremost woman directors comes a personal story of how history and the individual impact each other. A young woman (Juli) returns to her homeland only to find the horrors she escaped have infected it also. (106 mins.)
 
33.
Angyali üdvözlet (1984)
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(100 mins.)
Director: András Jeles
 
34.
Hanussen (1988)
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A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr... (140 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
35.
My Twentieth Century (1989)
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Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan... (102 mins.)
Director: Ildikó Enyedi
 
36.
Mind the Steps! (1989 Short Film)
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A typical apartment building in Budapest and their residents from the aspect of a young boy playing... (6 mins.)
Director: István Orosz
 
37.
Roncsfilm (1992)
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Mail for translation. 1989-ben vagyunk, a kelet-europai szocializmusok osszeomlasanak nevezetes esztendejeben... (89 mins.)
Director: György Szomjas
 
38.
Hosszú alkony (1997)
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Egy varatlan elhatarozas az ejszaka utvesztojebe veti a kalandra vagyo utazot. Van-e remeny a menekulesre... (70 mins.)
Director: Attila Janisch
 
39.
The Danube Exodus (1998 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Péter Forgács
 
40.
Hukkle (2002)
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Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary... (78 mins.)
Director: György Pálfi
 
41.
Kontroll (2003)
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A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love. (105 mins.)
Director: Nimród Antal
 
42.
Johanna (2005)
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Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep... (86 mins.)
 
43.
Taxidermia (2006)
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Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer. (91 mins.)
Director: György Pálfi
 
44.
Milky Way (2007)
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(82 mins.)
 
45.
Delta (2008)
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A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend... (92 mins.)
 
46.
Just the Wind (2012)
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Unknown racist murderers have already attacked four families. Some of them died. Who will be the next on this ordinary day? Inspired by a true story. (95 mins.)
 
47.
Pearls of the Deep (1966)
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Set against the backdrop of a repressed Czechoslovakia, five non-related vignettes are presented, each... (105 mins.)