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Taxidermia (2006)

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Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Csaba Czene ...
Morosgoványi Vendel (as Csaba Czene)
Gergely Trócsányi ...
Balatony Kálmán (as Trócsányi Gergõ)
Marc Bischoff ...
Balatony Lajoska
István Gyuricza ...
Hadnagy (as Gyuricza István)
Piroska Molnár ...
Hadnagyné (as Molnár Piroska)
Gábor Máté ...
Öreg Balatony Kálmán (as Máté Gábor)
Géza Hegedüs D. ...
Dr. Regõczy Andor (as Hegedüs D. Géza)
Zoltán Koppány ...
Miszlényi Béla (as Koppány Zoltán)
Erwin Leder ...
Krisztián
Adél Stanczel ...
Aczél Gizi (as Stanczel Adél)
Éva Kuli ...
Leóna (as Kuli Éva)
Lajos Parti Nagy ...
Dédnagypapa (as Parti Nagy Lajos)
Attila Lõrinczy ...
Pap (as Lõrinczy Attila)
Mihály Pálfi ...
Baba (as Mihály Pálfi)
Eszter Bíró Kiss ...
Gyufaárus lány (as Bíró Kiss Eszter)
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Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer.

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Three stories. Three generations. Three men. One bizarre and shocking universe.

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Tarihefsi  »

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Budget:

HUF 500,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$342 (USA) (11 September 2009)

Gross:

$10,205 (USA) (6 November 2009)
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Director György Pálfi won $10,000 at the 2004 Sundance/NHK Filmmakers Award while Taxidermia was in pre-production. The other two projects that won in 2004: House of Sand (2005) and Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005). See more »

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three generations of fairly twisted fellows
11 September 2006 | by (Riverview, MI) – See all my reviews

Beginning in World War II-era Hungary, two soldiers stay at a remote country home. The sexually frustrated soldier Vendel (Csaba Czene) concerns himself with myriad masturbation techniques while watching his commanding officer's wife and daughters. The product of his frequent seed spillage, Kálmán (Gergo Trócsányi), grows to comfort his country as a champion eater. While the International Olympic Committee refuses to recognize his sport, Kalman remains stolid and captures the heart of Gizella (Adél Stanczel), a fellow female champion. Their heir, Lajos (Marc Bischoff), has not inherited an ounce of his parents' impressive girth. This sickly lad lives a life of quiet desperation as a taxidermist. A disappointment to his corpulent father, Lajos finds a few lucky solutions to solve his problems.

Following these three generations of fairly twisted fellows, TAXIDERMIA is light on plot but heavy on visuals. Visceral often to the point of being gross, few bodily fluids and orifices go unseen in Palfi's sophomore feature effort. Recommended.


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