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Andras Varda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.'s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a ... See full summary »

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Andras Vayda
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Maya
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Bobbie
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Ann MacDonald
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Klari
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Paula
Marianne McIsaac ...
Julika
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Mitzi
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Andras Vajda Jr
Monique Lepage ...
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Lady Teacher
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Mother Vayda
Joan Stuart ...
Aunt Alice
John Bayliss ...
Glen MacDonald
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Andras Varda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.'s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a married women in her thirties, who tutors him in the lessons of love and romance. Maya is only the first of many mature women that Andras will meet through his teenage and young adult life. Written by alfiehitchie

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22 September 1978 (Canada)  »

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Donna è meraviglia  »

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CAD 1,500,000 (estimated)
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This was the very first movie screened by the Toronto Film Festival (now the Toronto International Film Festival). See more »

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References The 400 Blows (1959) See more »

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Sexy movie
31 July 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Tom Berenger plays a young Hungarian having flings with older women.

Pretty much a soft soft soft core porn flick. Really, boy meets girl, boy seduces girl, girl sleeps with boy.

Why are the women such sluts in this film? They will have sex at any opportunity given. Not once does Tom Berenger get turned down for sex. It is quite a boring film but it seems ever 2 minutes Tom Berenger has a new bed buddy. So it ain't that bad. But if you're looking for entertainment, this film aint for you.

My rating.. 1/5.


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