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Glass Tiger (2001)

Üvegtigris (original title)
This film tells the story of a few uneventful days in the life of six pals. Lali, a great fan of America, owns a sandwich stand on the side of the road, called The Glass Tiger. Gaben ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Péter Rudolf ...
Gábor Reviczky ...
Gaben
Imre Csuja ...
Csoki
Sándor Gáspár ...
Róka
József Szarvas ...
Cingár
Lajos Ottó Horváth ...
Sanyi
Enikö Börcsök ...
Woman
Roland Selmeczi ...
Bajusz, Policeman
Árpád Besenczi ...
Policeman #2
Ákos Köszegi ...
Policeman #3
Iván Dengyel ...
Policeman #4
Péter Kálloy Molnár ...
The particular customer
Karina Kecskés ...
Betti
Juli Básti ...
Betti's mother
Tibor Szilágyi ...
Oszi
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This film tells the story of a few uneventful days in the life of six pals. Lali, a great fan of America, owns a sandwich stand on the side of the road, called The Glass Tiger. Gaben pinches cars; Fox is a petty swindler; Sanyi a half-wit homeless; Coco can't shut up about getting some dough and going to America; Slimmy keeps playing the saxophone, despite the others' frayed nerves. Gaben talks Lali into buying an old Chevrolet Impala, the real American dream. After the long escapade of getting the car, Lali doesn't even get the chance to try the Chevvy out, because a truck completely demolishes it. Fox in the meantime is looking excitedly for the "Wreck", what he has been trying to sell for big money. But Lali has sold what he thought to be scrap, not good for anything. Fox is threatened by some tough guys to bring it back or pay up. He has to get money at all costs. Coco can think of only one solution. They have to rob the nearby bank. They all get into a car, but the big heist does... Written by Gábbbor <gabbbor@freemail.hu>

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Quotes

Lali: Do you know what I want?
Róka: What?
Lali: A sleeping policeman.
Róka: In uniform?
Lali: Concrete, you idiot.
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References Dallas (1978) See more »

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Rossz pénz
Written by László Dés
Performed by Gábor Majsai
Courtesy of BMC Records
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Good actors - bad & boring movie
24 July 2005 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

This movie was boring!

Yes, there are a few funny moments and jokes, but you cannot base a whole movie on that!

The characters are too stereotyped, there is no real story - but short episodes with freaky side-characters, who are not freaky enough to make the plot genuine.

Shame, because most of the actors are acknowledged in Hungary, a mystery why they took the roles.

This is *not* a new hope for the Hungarian film. It was boring, though it was meant to be genuine or unique. They could have tried much more harder than this... 2 out of 10


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