The Man of Gold (1962)
"Az aranyember" (original title)

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Complete credited cast:
András Csorba ...
Tímár Mihály
Ilona Béres ...
Ernö Szabó ...
Ali Csorbadzsi
Marianne Krencsey ...
Zoltán Greguss ...
Hilda Gobbi ...
Frigyes Bárány ...
Kacsuka Imre
Ildikó Pécsi ...
Juci Komlós ...
Zoltán Latinovits ...
Kristyán Tódor
Károly Kovács ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
András Ambrus
Ilona Andrási
Péter Baranyi
Béla Barsi ...
Sándorovics Cirill


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13 December 1962 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Der Goldmensch  »

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The first Hungarian movie filmed in anamorphic widescreen. Agascope cameras for the production were borrowed from Sweden. See more »


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Weak adaptation
12 May 2006 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

I do not agree with Meitschi, since this is not a good adaptation of the novel. It is a very important thing in the novel that the readers see Mihály Tímár's doubts, and his fights with himself. He is a complicated, but good person.

After he has found Csorbadzsi's treasure, he thinks a lot, what he should do with it: If he gave it to Timea, her uncle, Brazovics would steal it. So he decides to keep it for himself to be able to rise the amount of the treasure by making good business with it. But he is still not sure that he has made the good choice: his conscience is not relaxed. And all these important things were omitted.

It was said in the film too, that Tímár helped many other people by his money . But it was not disclosed that he could help Teréza and Noémi only by his money, to be the island their property.

In Füred Krisztyán told Tímár a long story about his adventures, but in the film it was very short. I think it should have been longer.

But Dódi was really Mihály's and Noémi's child. We can understand it from the book, too.

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