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"Moszkva tér" (original title)

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1989 is an important year in the political history of Hungary. However, Petya and his friends couldn't care less. They are about to graduate high school. The only important things to them ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gábor Karalyos ...
Petya
Erzsi Pápai ...
Boci mama
Eszter Balla ...
Zsófi
Vilmos Csatlós ...
Kigler
Simon Szabó ...
Rojál
András Réthelyi ...
Csömör
Bence Jávor ...
Ságodi
Zsolt Kovács ...
Tanár úr
Ilona Béres ...
Igazgatónõ
Imre Csuja ...
Kigler fater
Zsanna Éry-Kovács ...
Szilágyi
Fanni Halmi ...
Kamarás
Dávid Szanitter ...
Zsófi pasija
Péter Kovács
János Nemes ...
Házigazda (as ifj. Nemes János)
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1989 is an important year in the political history of Hungary. However, Petya and his friends couldn't care less. They are about to graduate high school. The only important things to them are the parties, girls, making some easy cash. And of course, passing the upcoming exam with the leaked questions. Written by Anonymous

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If you come from the West, see this when coming to Hungary
26 November 2001 | by (Budapest) – See all my reviews

On Saturday I managed to find a 'mozi' that showed this film with English subtitles. Fortunately I would say, because this is a nice film. I was a little ill that day, but I found myself running after tram 6 at Margit híd (Margaret's bridge) in the freezing cold to get to Moszkva tér (Moscow square) where I live.

As you may guess, I'm not from Hungary, but it was nice to see this film and get a glimpse of Hungarian youth around the transition time in 1989. Of course, it's hard to judge for me if their image is correct, but I felt it was. We see high school students in and after their exam time, showing no interest whatsoever in what is going on around them, except for when it concerns material stuff.

A nice moment is the (assumed) bed-scene in Paris during the television-broadcast of the news of Kádár's (the communist leader) death. Afterwards the Moscow Square Cowboy returns, to live his life in McDonald's in Budapest. The iron curtain dropped, the West opens and the youths flee out.


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