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Péter Bocsor ...
Adam / Ádám
Júlia Mérö ...
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Eszter Gyalog ...
György Belme
Róbert Borók
Attila Dobay
Evelin Fehér
Réka Gévai
Ferenc Foltányi
Mariann Kaposi
László Jenei
Mónika Oláh
Katalin Köhler
Attila Rácz
András Papp Takács
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History, Genesis and the Children of God
14 June 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

The Annunciation is a film which you should watch when you have nothing better to do on an otherwise humdrum day. From the first to last this movie is a kaleidoscope of images, created to mesmerize the mind. Director Andras Jeles uses child actors to weave a visual tapestry of Godly virtues and human weakness intertwine with historical events. Somewhere between the Creation of Man and his Redemption, the viewer is set adrift in a sea of spectral images, who' purpose is known only to the director or to Pablo Picasso. Despite some provocative moments such as baring all with a nude Adam and Eve, the collage of words and historical settings the film overwhelm the viewer and destroys what little message the director intended to impart. From a Western point of view this film is far too complicated to be easily absorbed and thus fails to be recognized as anything but an art form gone mad.


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