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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Crime | Mystery | Drama

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Also Known As:

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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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No dialog, maximum catharsis

Hukkle is the first feature film of hyper-talented young director Gyorgy Palfi, and is a real masterpiece, the likes of which very rarely come out of the hands of a lively, extroverted 30-year-old. It is one of a kind, cannot really be compared to anything before it; you better judge it by itself. Hukkle does not have dialog or narration at all, what it has is pure rhythm. An old man who sits out in front of his country shack in rural Hungary starts hiccuping, thus setting the pace of the film. If one pays the attention Hukkle deserves, finds out that beyond the series of beautifully breathtaking pictures and unique sound effects the feature does have an underlying story unfolding. A murder mystery to be precise. Cinematorgaphy is at its best, while the mostly amateur cast makes the piece very documentary-like. This is wonder captured on film. A must see for all movie-admirers. It makes me very proud I once knew the guy who is to be credited for all this excitement.


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