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Jób lázadása (1983)

Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Job and Roza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary.
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Róza, Jób felesége
Ferenc Zenthe ...
Jób
Gábor Fehér ...
Lackó
Heinrich Starhemberg ...
Rabbi (as Henry Gregor)
István Verebes ...
Rabbi (voice)
Léticia Cano ...
Ilka
Nóra Görbe ...
Ilka (voice)
Péter Rudolf ...
Jani
László Gálffi ...
Cirkuszos
Ferenc Bencze ...
Günther
András Ambrus ...
Ügyvéd
Iván Angelusz
Péter Blaskó ...
Fiatal szomszéd
Laura Bökönyi
Léda Forgó ...
Lackó játszótársa
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Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Job and Roza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary. Written by Anonymous

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1 December 1983 (Hungary)  »

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The story is based on the life experience of the director,as the little boy See more »

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Edited into In memoriam Gyöngyössy Imre (1997) See more »

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A story of an orphan who is being adopted by a Jewish couple. In 1943, in Hungary's Eastern part.
3 December 2012 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

This movie is probably the best holocaust-movie ever made. Not operating with violent scenes or showing hordes of German soldiers or SS-criminals, gas chambers or concentration camps, but every single minute of the movie is full with fear, love, and struggle for a future. The shepherd's stubborn fight against his own destiny and the destiny of his people filled with so much plain human depth what is almost unbearable. I saw men crying like babies watching this movie (I must admit - I was one of them) because its beauty and tragedy are simply not conceivable. You feel hopelessly lost and helpless, but somehow being a better human being by the catharsis. The movie is also a trustworthy, authentic and accurate testimony of the destiny of hundreds of thousands of Jews from the rural countryside in Hungary. A must see.


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