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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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Fantastic achievement ruined by idiotic subtitling
22 December 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

An absolutely magical film of profound significance and beauty despite the fact that the retarded blocked-out subtitles destroy a part of the picture on the print they used for the video. The guy who subtitled this should be taken out and thrown off a cliff. Let's hope they don't cheap out (like they almost certainly will) and put the same print on a DVD. Improve the goddamn subtitles you morons! Take out the blocking, reduce them in size and make them yellow if you have to, but change the way it is now. This masterpiece of a film deserves better.


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