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Damnation (1988)
"Kárhozat" (original title)

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Karrer plods his way through life in quiet desperation. His environment is drab and rainy and muddy. Eaten up with solitude, his hopelessness would be incurable but for the existence of the... See full summary »

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Gábor Balogh
János Balogh
Péter Breznyik Berg
Imre Chmelik
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Zoltán Csorba
József Dénes
Zoltán Farkas
Gáspár Ferdinándy
Jenõ Gaál
János Gémes
Károly Hunyadi
Ágnes Kamondy
Sándor Kaszab
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Karrer plods his way through life in quiet desperation. His environment is drab and rainy and muddy. Eaten up with solitude, his hopelessness would be incurable but for the existence of the Titanik Bar and its beautiful, haunting singer. But the lady is married and Karrer is determined to keep her husband away... Written by Guy Bellinger

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There is no dialogue until 7 minutes into the film. See more »

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Not Everyone's Cup of Tea, But...
23 April 2007 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Yes, this is not for every movie goer. But it rewards those who love the art of film making. Very stylized, yes, but directed by someone who has chosen film as his medium for expresses and articulating a world view that is bleak, atheistic and unforgiving. You may not "like" this film: but as an antidote to all that is superficial, crass and commercial it is terrific. To some, it is intellectual masturbation: to those who see film as an art form, a movie to be admired, debated and savored. It will be seen by fewer than those who enter any "Blockbuster" video store on any given day- but, God help me, I would rather see this film than any other at that store.


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