1962-ben, amikor Gagarin urrepult es csaknem kitort a harmadik vilaghaboru, nalunk mar jo ideje nem tortent semmi es ugy nezett ki, hogy meg vagy harminc evig nem is fog. De, hogy ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
János Gálvölgyi ...
Uncle Simon
Sándor Almási ...
Anita Tóth ...
Gábor Reviczky ...
Éva Igó ...
Ildikó Tóth ...
Kristóf Németh ...
Natália Nagy ...
Balázs Lázár ...
Vanda Kovács ...
Béla Fesztbaum ...
Károly Safranek ...
Mr. Bajkon
Péter Andorai ...
Kúnó Purábl
Judit Pogány ...
Kati Lázár ...


1962-ben, amikor Gagarin urrepult es csaknem kitort a harmadik vilaghaboru, nalunk mar jo ideje nem tortent semmi es ugy nezett ki, hogy meg vagy harminc evig nem is fog. De, hogy holtbiztos ne is tortenhessen, arrol Simon bacsi a szocialista rend es erkolcs felett lankadatlanul orkodo tombbizalmi gondoskodik. Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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Comedy | Musical





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20 February 1997 (Hungary)  »

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Dollybirds  »

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The movie is set in the actual "Ki Mit Tud?" talent contest in 1962. In reality the contest in dance music category was won by an army brass band. "Omega" which later became one of the most successful Hungarian rock bands came out in the second place. See more »


At the beginning of the movie the date is 28 August 1962 (as said by Simon bá) and it is a Saturday as later revealed. But 28 August 1962 was a Tuesday. See more »


Cézár: Give me a double Johnny Walker, please.
Bartender: And instead of that?
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Features La Dolce Vita (1960) See more »


Élj vele boldogan
Music by Júlia Majláth
Lyrics by Katalin Fülöp
Performed by Gábor Závody
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A humanist parody of a short-lived genre
23 February 2001 | by (Oregon, US) – See all my reviews

I must disagree with the other viewer's assessment. I have seen Csinibaba several times, and to me it is a deft parody of the socialist musicals of the 1960s [the documentary East Side Story is a witty exploration of the sub-genre]. It uses the socialist cliches of workers' gatherings, 'competitions' and such, that were used to show the People merrily building socialism in the original musicals, true; but every character in this film is suffused with a 'politically-incorrect' loneliness. The montage during the song "Valaki Kell Nekem Is" ["I Also Need Someone"] highlights the fact that everyone loses in this society. The loss is not tragic, just sad. True, the filmmaker had nothing to say about the seedy side of the reality--the side seen in Karoly Makk's "Szerelem" or Marta Meszaros' "Naplo a Gyermekeimnek"--but this is intentional, since Timar wanted to utilize this framework of the musical. "Megall az Ido" would be a good film to watch this one with--same time, same generation, but without the frame.

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