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Ferenc Bandi ...
Csuklik bácsi
Józsefné Rácz ...
Bába
József Forkas ...
Rendõr
Ferenc Nagy ...
Méhész
Ferencné Virág ...
A méhész felesége
Mihályné Király ...
Nagymama
Mihály Király ...
Nagypapa
Eszter Ónodi ...
Városi anya
Attila Kaszás ...
Városi papa
Szimonetta Koncz ...
Városi kislány
Gábor Nagy ...
Városi kisfiú
Jánosné Gyõri ...
Postás
Edit Nagy ...
Pásztorlány
János F. Kovács ...
Vízhordó fiú
Mihályné F. Kovács ...
A vízhordó fiú anyja
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Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some folk-singers at a wedding, etc. While most of the film is a series of vignettes, there is a sinister and often barely perceptible subplot involving murder. Written by Anonymous

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,474 (USA) (5 December 2003)

Gross:

$48,153 (USA) (28 May 2004)
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Wow. Great film.
2 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's hard to describe this film. It's quite unique. The closest I can compare it to are maybe the Cremaster films of Mathew Barney, but it's really something all of its own.

Hukkle is kind of a symphony of sights and sounds, without any real dialogue. It's just rhythms and patterns and cause and effect, and it's very very cool. Often funny, often disturbing, always fascinating. It's sort of like a nature documentary, with humans as just one of the subjects, just one part of the ecosystem. And underneath it all, there's a strange murder mystery.

I saw this film as part of the Seattle International Film Festival. I hope it gets a wider release, because I'd like to see it again. I want to work out some of the details that I missed the first time through.


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