Turn-of-the-century Hungary. Two young brothers, neglected by their cold and uncaring mother, descend deeper and deeper into psychosis, with tragic consequences.

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Mrs. Witman
Alpár Fogarasi ...
János Witman
Szabolcs Gergely ...
Ernö Witman
Lajos Kovács ...
Dénes Witman
Dominika Ostalowska ...
Irén
Péter Andorai ...
Endre Tálay
István Holl ...
Mihály Szladek
Juli Sándor ...
Eszti
Péter Blaskó ...
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György Barkó ...
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Tamás Kalmár ...
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Zsolt Porcza ...
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Ákos Horváth ...
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Lajos Szücs ...
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Sándor Kassay ...
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Turn-of-the-century Hungary. Two young brothers, neglected by their cold and uncaring mother, descend deeper and deeper into psychosis, with tragic consequences. Written by Duncan Shine <shine@telecall.co.uk>

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The kind of movie that is a waste of time puting on a reel
26 February 1999 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews

Witman fiuk is the most anoyingly depressing and slow movie I have ever seen. I am an operator at a local art-movie-house, and I wonder why I put time in these kind of moviess. The five visitors we had for this movie is still too large a crowd. My co-operator actually left the show because 'he was too much alive for this kind of movie'. I totally agree, was it not for the fact that someone has to stay next to the projector I would have left as well. The movie totally depends on the gloomy 'hungary by candlelight' look and has a story wich does not stimulate to keep on watching. Not only is the film depressing, it is frustrated aswell. Anyone under 70: avoid this movie!


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