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My Twentieth Century (1989)
"Az én XX. századom" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  13 January 1990 (Japan)
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Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate ... See full summary »

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Dorota Segda ...
Dóra / Lili / Anya (as Dorotha Segda)
Oleg Yankovskiy ...
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Paulus Manker ...
Weininger Ottó
Péter Andorai ...
Gábor Máté ...
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Gyula Kéry ...
ékszerész (as Kéri Gyula)
Andrej Schwartz ...
Segéd
Sándor Téri ...
Huszár (as Téry Sándor)
Sándor Czvetkó ...
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Endre Koronczi ...
Lift boy
Ágnes Kovács ...
Iker
Eszter Kovács ...
Iker
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Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate families adopted the impoverished orphans. At the dawn of the 20th Century the double-blind experiment hits crescendo for Dora & Lili, born the evening Edison unveiled his incandescent bulb. In 1900, technology was accelerating, could women's rights and national self-determination keep pace? Written by David Stevens

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Voted as one of the "12 Best Hungarian Films" ("New Budapest 12") by Hungarian filmmakers and critics in 2000. See more »

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Beautiful
30 November 2001 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

My Twentieth Century is a wonderful movie, starring a beautiful and talented actress. This movie is worth repeated viewings not only because of the cinematography, but for the story as well.

I saw it as a few stories. Set at the turn of the century, the movie explores the lives of twin girls, separated early in life. It is a quiet movie with little action. But the images will stay with you long after a viewing.


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