This film is about gypsies and white low-life people's relationship in Hungary's capital's worst district.

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L.L. Junior ...
Ricsi Lakatos (voice)
László Szacsvay ...
Guszti Lakatos (voice)
Gyözö Szabó ...
Károly Csorba (voice)
Csaba Pindroch ...
Béluska, son of Vizy (voice)
Gábor Csöre ...
Simon Csorba / Chen (voice)
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Mari (voice)
Zoltán Rajkai ...
Abdul (voice)
Andrea Fullajtár ...
Irina (voice)
Andrea Roatis ...
Julika Csorba (voice)
Károly Gesztesi ...
Lóri Lakatos (voice)
István Betz ...
Sandokan Kolompár (voice)
Judit Jónás ...
Rózsi (voice)
Sándor Badár ...
Badár, policeman (voice)
János Horváth ...
Vizy, policeman (voice)
Anna Orosz ...
Ági néni, the teacher (voice)
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This film is about gypsies and white low-life people's relationship in Hungary's capital's worst district.

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19 December 2007 (USA)  »

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HUF 78,000,000 (estimated)
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Won the Annecy Cristal for the best animated feature. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, a tram is heading forth on the left one of a pair of tracks. Hungary has a "keep to right" policy on traffic - even in the case of trams. See more »

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who doesn't love a good Hungarian animated musical comedy?
6 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this one took me by total surprise! i'll be damned if i can recount (or follow) the plot, but i know that it involves oil, rival gangsters, public surveillance, time travel, terrorism, rebel teenagers, possibly evil horses, and an area in Budapest known as "the district." sharply written and wittily drawn, it also features cameos by a host of international luminaries, from Osama bin Laden to the pope -- George W. too! (spouting lines like: "Our agents were mislead while they were busy misleading.")

decidedly un-PC and deliberately "primitive" (particularly in its animation style, recalling everything from The Adventures of Prince Achmed to South Park), this will easily appeal to gamers, hip-hoppers, and fans of Adult Swim, but should also be given a chance by any other regular film-goer/lover.

watching this, i was reminded of something Ralph Bakshi said: "The art of cartooning is vulgarity. The only reason for cartooning to exist is to be on the edge. If you only take apart what they allow you to take apart, you're Disney. Cartooning is a low-class, for-the-public art, just like graffiti art and rap music. Vulgar but believable, that's the line I kept walking."

my guess is, Bakshi would be plenty impressed by The District.


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