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The Tyrant's Heart (1981)

A zsarnok szíve, avagy Boccaccio Magyarországon (original title)
A historical drama set in the 1400s, about a young man sent to Italy but is forced back after his father's mysterious death.

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Teresa Ann Savoy ...
Katalin
László Gálffi ...
Gáspár (as Gálffy László)
József Madaras ...
Károly
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Filippo
László Márkus
Géza D. Hegedüs ...
Csuhás (as Hegedüs D. Géza)
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Ferhád Pasha
Miklós Köllõ
Gábor Dóra
Mihály Csikós
Katalin Dõry
Éva Preisinger
Irén Kispál
Katalin Preisinger-Keller
Géza Melczer-Lukács
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A historical drama set in the 1400s, about a young man sent to Italy but is forced back after his father's mysterious death.

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