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Kutya éji dala (1983)

A priest arrives in a village and give advice and comfort to different people. He meets a wheelchair-bound former representative of the Communist party, a woman who is dying of tuberculosis and an astronomer who sings in a punk band.

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Credited cast:
Gábor Bódy ...
A pap
Marietta Méhes ...
A katonatiszt felesége
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A katonatiszt
Zsolt Gubala ...
Boy
András Fekete ...
A tanácselnök
Attila Grandpierre ...
Csillagász
Gabriella Seres ...
Tüdõbeteg nõ
Gáspár Ferdinándy ...
A katonatiszt barátja (as Ferdinándi Gáspár)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vera Baksa-Soós
Zoltán Bonta
Mária Bán ...
Himself (as Bizottság)
Ágnes Csergõ
Sándor Czakó ...
Himself (as Vágtázó Halottkémek)
István ef Zámbó ...
Himself (as Bizottság)
Gyula Farkasinszky
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A priest arrives in a village and give advice and comfort to different people. He meets a wheelchair-bound former representative of the Communist party, a woman who is dying of tuberculosis and an astronomer who sings in a punk band.

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24 November 1983 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Koiran yölaulu  »

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Masterpiece
3 February 2007 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

This film is a haunting, weird masterpiece from director Gábor Body, who later committed suicide. Definitely not for everyone though. But if you're into enigmatic experimental / underground films, strange plots and bizarre atmosphere, this is a holy grail. Simply the best Hungarian avantgarde film (or the best Hungarian film ever..., which also includes some of the best Hungarian underground / punk bands of the early eighties. If you can catch it somewhere, don't miss it!! This film really deserves repeated viewings - and it still won't lose its mystery. There hasn't been any DVD releases of 'Kutya eji dala', what a shame.


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