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Electra, My Love (1974)

Szerelmem, Elektra (original title)
It has been fifteen years since the death of her father, Agamemnon, and Elektra still burns with hatred for Aegisztosz, who conspired with Elektra's mother to kill him.

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Elektra
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Oresztész
József Madaras ...
Aegisztosz
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Mária Bajcsay ...
Kikiáltó
Lajos Balázsovits ...
Vezér
József Bige
Tamás Cseh ...
Dalnok
György Delianisz
Balázs Galkó
Gabi Jobba ...
Krisotemis
Tamás Jordán ...
Dalnok
Zsolt Körtvélyessy
János Lovas
Sándor Lovas
Csaba Oszkay
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It has been fifteen years since the death of her father, Agamemnon, and Elektra still burns with hatred for Aegisztosz, who conspired with Elektra's mother to kill him.

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12 December 1974 (Hungary)  »

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The movie contains one of the longest average shot lengths in motion picture: 350 seconds. The second take runs approximately 10 minutes. See more »

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Referenced in Isten hátrafelé megy (1991) See more »

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Fascinating and highly original.
17 February 2003 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

If you don't know Jancso's work, I'd recommend starting with either this film, or with the masterpiece THE ROUND UP. Whereas THE ROUND UP combines Jancso's unique and impressive shooting style with a compelling narrative, ELEKTRA is more impressionistic... like a strange, continuously flowing film-ballet, it comes across like a sombre musical, an ancient Greek play transformed into an unusual ritual on the Hungarian plain. At 75 minutes, it is a distillation of Jansco's style, a brief, inspiring introduction to this unique artist.


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