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Kontroll -- A tale about a strange young man, Bulcs�, his fellow inspectors, who are all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love.

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Director:
Writers:
Jim Adler (writer)
Nimród Antal (writer)
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Release Date:
20 November 2003 (Hungary) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Murder. Mystery. Romance. Just another ride on the subway. See more »
Plot:
A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
19 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Weird and whacky, don't take your granny See more (135 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Sándor Csányi ... Bulcsú
Zoltán Mucsi ... Professor
Csaba Pindroch ... Muki
Sándor Badár ... Lecsó
Zsolt Nagy ... Tibi
Eszter Balla ... Szofi
Lajos Kovács ... Béla
Bence Mátyássy ... Gyalogkakukk (Bootsie)
Gyözö Szabó ... Shadow
Péter Scherer ... Chief

György Cserhalmi ... Big Boss
László Nádasi ... Laci
János Kulka ... Feri
Enikõ Eszenyi ... Drunken Woman
Zsolt László ... K., Kripli (Nub)
Balázs Mihályfi ... Gonzó
Károly Horváth ... Tamás
László Bicskei Kiss ... Doki (as László Bicskei Kis)
József Tóth ... Róbert
Balázs Lázár ... Nagydarab
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Éva Bacsa
Béla Barabás
Krisztián Berg
Péter Bergendy ... Cameo
László Bolyki (as Bolyki László 'Zsiráf')
Tamás Buvári ... Cameo
Marcell Bálint
Zsolt Bánki
Zsóka Békefy
Dávid Csobai
Zsolt Czakó
Gábor Czibere
Alpár Cziglényi

János Derzsi ... Last Passenger
András Fésös ... Cameo
Péter Galambos
Gábor Gallyas
János Greifenstein ... Stutterer

Imola Gáspár ... Metróellenõr
Andrew Hefler ... Junkie (as Andrew Heffler)
Zoltán Hoffmeister
Ákos Horváth ... Passenger
Margó Kasza
Heléna Kiss
Péter Kiss
Veronika Klement
Babett Köllõ
Ernõ Köves
Hunor Michálik
Milan Mikulcík ... Cameo
Tamás Molnár
Sándor Mucsi
Szabolcs Máté
László Mészáros
Adrienn Nador (as Nádor Adrienn)
Imre Nagy
Szilvia Nemesdédi
Árpád Nick ... Cameo
Márton Nyitrai ... Cameo
Edit Orbán
Béla Paczolay ... Cameo
Tamás Pintér ... Cameo
Imréné Pocz Nagy
Ilona Psota ... Old Lady (Witch)
Gyöngyi Pápai ... Prostitute
Gábor Rohonyi ... Cameo
Róbert Sarkady
Géza Schramek
Zsolt Szentiványi
Csaba Sárvári
Zoltán Sárvári
Andrea Takáts
Gergely Tapolczai
Abe Tetsushi
Levente Törköly ... Gay Man
Veronika Varjasi
Zsolt Venczel
Miklós Viola
Zoltán Viola
Tibor Viszkó
Melinda Völgyi ... Woman with Big Breasts

Gábor Herendi ... Paramedic (uncredited)
Livius Varga ... Passenger (uncredited)

Directed by
Nimród Antal 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jim Adler  writer
Nimród Antal  writer

Produced by
Tamás Hutlassa .... producer
 
Original Music by
Neo 
 
Cinematography by
Gyula Pados 
 
Film Editing by
István Király 
 
Casting by
Szilvia Nemesdédi 
Veronika Varjasi 
 
Production Design by
Balázs Hujber 
 
Costume Design by
János Breckl 
 
Makeup Department
Ernella Hortobágyi .... makeup artist
Brigitta Szabó .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Károly Fehér .... production manager
Eszter Fixek .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
László Janicsek .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Victor Barabás .... construction crew
Béla Blazsej .... set dresser
Attila Budavári .... construction manager
Antal Lakatos .... construction crew
Tamás Tamási .... props
Péter Újvári .... props
 
Sound Department
Csaba Erös .... boom operator
Gábor ifj. Erdélyi .... sound editor
Gábor ifj. Erdélyi .... sound effects editor
Micki Joanni .... synchron editor
Róbert Juhász .... sound
Attila Madaras .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Ferenc Deák .... special effects supervisor
Szilard Gergely .... special effects technician
Endre Korda .... workshop supervisor
Attila Török .... pyrotechnician
Ferenc Török .... pyrotechnics supervisor
 
Stunts
Balázs Farkas .... stunts
Zoltán Gulyás Kiss .... stunt coordinator
László Kósa .... stunts
Gábor Pesta .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Károly Brauner .... key grip
István Faragó .... electrician
Tibor Fazekas .... electrician
Elek Hornyák .... electrician
Tamás Jánossa .... loader
Zoltán Jánossa .... assistant camera
András Khin .... Steadicam operator
Ádám Kliegl .... first assistant a camera
József Marton .... gaffer
József Simon .... electrician
Adrienn Szabó .... still photographer
Zsolt Éliás .... video technician
István Õsz .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Éva Csele .... wardrobe assistant
Mari Havasi .... wardrobe assistant (as Havasi Mária)
 
Editorial Department
Baba Deimanik .... color timer (as Tamásné Deimanik)
Gyöngyi Féjja .... negative cutter
 
Location Management
Tamás Guba .... location manager
 
Other crew
Balázs Ari .... associate
Krisztina Kelemen .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Control" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language, some violence and brief sexuality
Runtime:
Hungary:105 min | Germany:111 min | Argentina:107 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Hungary's submission to the 2004 Best Foreign Language Academy Award.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The shaving foam on Tibi's face changes during the chase of Bootsie.See more »
Quotes:
K., Kripli:The second our train pulled out, they jumped onto the tracks and started to run after us. It's not easy because the ground is covered with tubes and cables and the tracks are there, too. Your lungs fill with graphite powder and you can't breathe. The problem is the next train.
Tibi:Wait, wait, wait... This IS the last train.
K., Kripli:The last passenger train. We still have the midnight express behind us.
Tibi:The midnight express? What's that?
K., Kripli:It's the real last train. It's the last train that heads back to the depot.
[...]
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Movie Connections:
References Alien³ (1992)See more »

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42 out of 81 people found the following review useful.
Weird and whacky, don't take your granny, 19 August 2004
Author: Chris_Docker from United Kingdom

Weird, whacky, amusing, unsettling with a thumpingly good soundtrack, Kontroll is a funky cult-style adventure in the Budapest subway system, the scarily unbalanced but mostly good-hearted (and fictitious) ticket inspectors, their adversaries, games of dare, the weirdos that play games of evasion, a gorgeous woman dressed in a teddy bear suit and so many other out-there and unpredictable aspects that you never know whether a seen will make you laugh or jump. Not for the very squeamish. The movie is perhaps slightly longer than it needs to be, but the aesthetic ending more than makes up for the sometimes dissipated storyline. The ingenious lighting and costumes, and the sheer audacity of the script and execution shriek of great things to come from this director.

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