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The Boys of Paul Street (1969)

A Pál utcai fiúk (original title)
G | | Drama | 23 June 2015 (USA)
In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. The hostilities escalate yet never quite boil over into actual violence. Just when things do get out of hand, however, ... See full summary »

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Mari Töröcsik ...
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Sándor Pécsi ...
Rácz tanár úr
László Kozák ...
Janó
Anthony Kemp ...
William Burleigh ...
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Geréb
Robert Efford ...
Csónakos
Mark Colleano ...
Csele
Gary O'Brien ...
Weisz
Martin Beaumont ...
Kolnay
Paul Bartleft ...
Barabás
Earl Younger ...
Leszik
György Vizi ...
Richter
Julien Holdaway ...
Áts, Feri
Péter Delmár ...
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In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. The hostilities escalate yet never quite boil over into actual violence. Just when things do get out of hand, however, the problem is "solved" by the city government, which takes over the lot for future development. Written by Ed Cresdee

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The most extraordinary battle ever fought by the bravest army that ever had to be home for dinner. See more »

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Something special...
14 April 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have not seen this film in many, many years. I recall seeing it when I stayed home from school sick with the flu. That was about 30 years ago, and it has stayed with me ever since. Even though I saw it through a young man's eyes, I remember it being a wonderful film and one that I have remembered and searched for for many years. It is a total shame that it is not available on DVD or even VHS. Of all the films I've searched for over the years this one still alludes me and frustrates me. It's that good and that well done.

I've seen a lot of films through the years. This one is a special one and consider yourself slightly lucky if you've been able to view it and commit it to your 'movie memory'.


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