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Moscow Square (2001)
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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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Best Hungarian film ever?
7 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is excellent in so many ways it is difficult to contain my emotions about it. I'm an American who speaks Hungarian well enough to follow the film. This film does not have English subtitles on the Hungarian DVD release, which is an incredible shame, because it is priceless. It illustrates youth apathy and confusion under both the communist system and during the post-communist transformation better than any film I have seen. Moreover, unlike Goodbye, Lenin!, with an intricate and contrived storyline that takes 2.5 hours to unfold, this film runs more like "La Haine" and/or "City of God (Cidade de Deus)" without the violence. It follows some teen friends around Hungary, etc., while the transformation comes about. It is absolutely priceless and should be mandatory viewing in any social science classes on post-socialist transformation -- if a version with English subtitles can be secured. Stellar, stellar, stellar film!


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