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Time Stands Still (1982)

Megáll az idö (original title)
In Hungary in the 1960s, a single mother must raise her children by herself.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anikó Iván ...
Szukics Magda
István Znamenák ...
Dini
Péter Gálfy ...
Wilman Péter, "Vilma"
Henrik Pauer ...
Gábor
Sándor Söth ...
Pierre
Ágnes Kakassy ...
Anya
Lajos Öze ...
Bodor
Pál Hetényi ...
Apa
Mária Ronyecz ...
Lovas, "Malacpofa"
Tamás Jordán ...
Lovas
Jozef Kroner ...
Szombathy, osztályfõnök
Ádám Rajhona ...
Rajnák, igazgatóhelyettes
Lajos Szabó
Ilona Bacsó
Péter Béres
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A Budapest high school in the beginning of the 1960s. Dinis suffers the torments of adolescence. His father had to leave Hungary after the uprise in 1956, and since then Dini's mother has had to take care of her two sons on her own. A friend of Dinis' father, Bodor, is released from prison and moves in with them. Dinis and his brother Bodor are far from happy over this intrusion of their family life. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Between the pain of the past and the fear of the future, time stands still.

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16 September 1982 (Hungary)  »

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Czas stanal w miejscu  »

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Voted as one of the "12 Best Hungarian Films" ("New Budapest 12") by Hungarian filmmakers and critics in 2000. See more »

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Referenced in Idö van (1986) See more »

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Excellent study of Goulash Communism
13 July 1999 | by (Edmonton, Canada) – See all my reviews

A worthy look at Hungary, just after the '56 revolution. The Communists allowed the Magyars to enjoy many western luxuries to ensure they wouldn't revolt again. It caused a national personality crisis


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