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Valami Amerika (2002)

Tamás is a young, Budapest-based director of video clips and commercials who dreams of directing his first feature film with the title 'The Guilty City'. He has already written the script ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tibor Szervét ...
Alex Brubeck
Csaba Pindroch ...
Tamás
Gyözö Szabó ...
Ákos (as Szabó Gyõzõ)
Eszter Ónodi ...
Eszter
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Ferenc Hujber ...
Ila Schütz ...
Terka néni
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Stoppos lány (as Hámori Gabi)
Juli Básti ...
Hámoriné
Claudia Liptai ...
Anikó (as Liptai Claudia)
Béla Fesztbaum ...
Rendezõasszistens
Imola Somlyay ...
Pincérlány
Károly Gesztesi ...
Jóbarát
Gábor Reviczky ...
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Miklós Kapácsy ...
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Tamás is a young, Budapest-based director of video clips and commercials who dreams of directing his first feature film with the title 'The Guilty City'. He has already written the script but does not have the means of financing his project. Thus when he surprisingly gets an email from American film producer Alex Brubeck who writes that he had liked the script and would like to meet him personally, Tamás sees all his dreams come true. With the help of his two brothers Ákos, a successful manager and sex maniac, and András, a poet and complete loser, he tries to make a good impression on the American and persuade him to finance the film project. But there are some surprises on the way... Written by meitschi

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Quotes

Timi: And who's gonna entertain me in the meantime?
Ákos: Your middle finger?
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Written by Dr. László Szakács and Fruzsina Rönky
Performed by Szonja Oroszlán
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awesome
17 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

I was visiting my relatives in Budapest the other summer when I saw this incredible movie. I have not seen too many Hungarian movies, unfortunately, but I thought this movie was good in comparison to all movies.

All the characters were well defined and although the "american" film director did not sound entirely American, to Hungarians, he was very convincing.

The whole thing about the soundtrack and the advertisements- I really could care less, considering the genre of the movie. This is not some kind of profound drama that's meant to explore some major psychological issue. It's a hilarious comedy that gives some insight to Hungarian culture and their perception of America.

Like the other guy said, it's got some really hot chicks. I really wonder why the movie is not internationally renowned. Maybe everyone's thinking: where's HUNGARY, anyway? It's a shame...


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