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Credited cast:
Károly Eperjes ...
Monori Sándor
Judit Pogány ...
Monoriné
Enikõ Eszenyi ...
Monori Marika
Barnabás Tóth ...
Valkó Imi
Péter Andorai ...
Berci
Géza Balkay ...
Temesvári Miklós
Péter Haumann ...
Nyomozó
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István Basa
János Bata
Mariann Falusi ...
énekesnõ a bárban (as Falusi Mariann)
Gábor Ferenczi ...
Gida (as Ferenczi Gábor)
Péter Forgács ...
(as Forgách Péter)
Péter Gothár ...
Sofõr
Géza Hegedüs D. ...
Bartender (as Géza D. Hegedüs)
István Jeney
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9 February 1989 (Hungary)  »

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Károly Eperjes is only seven years older than Enikõ Eszenyi who plays his daughter. See more »

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Want to know how was the life in Hungary in the first half of 20th century?You must see this then.
30 January 2000 | by (Budapest) – See all my reviews

The one of the best Hungarian movies, and the one of the bests on the world. A deep drama about life in Hungary after the WW2 until the revolt against Russians in '56. The main character is the head of the black market in Budapest. He thinks he can buy everyone and everything but at the end he must face that he can't buy life. A must-see for everyone.

Casting involves some of the greatest Hungarian actors. The story takes place in the eighth district of Budapest focusing on the market place on Teleki square which is still working. The movie contains some archive footage of real fight during the revolution.


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