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Taxidermia (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Horror | 23 August 2006 (France)
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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Csaba Czene ...
Morosgoványi Vendel
Gergely Trócsányi ...
Balatony Kálmán (as Trócsányi Gergõ)
Marc Bischoff ...
Balatony Lajoska
Gina Moreno ...
Ferike
István Gyuricza ...
Hadnagy (as Gyuricza István)
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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)
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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)
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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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Comedy | Drama | Horror

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23 August 2006 (France)  »

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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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Hungary's Official Submission to the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008). See more »

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Edited into Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012) See more »

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Brilliant
28 February 2007 | by (LONDON.....UK) – See all my reviews

I'd like to give this 10 stars for sheer inventiveness and audacity not to mention a brilliant eye, but for me it didn't quite work totally as a film, falling apart slightly towards the end.

That said I'd recommend doing whatever you have to to catch this film, it's certainly one of the most original offerings I've seen in a long while and hopefully it's only the second of many to come. Looking at the release dates, sadly it doesn't seem to be getting much exposure outside the festival circuit in many territories. Hopefully it will at least get a (well) publicized DVD release.

Watching it caused me to seek out Hukkle (the first feature) and that proves easily that Taxidermia is certainly no fluke, Hungary is surely producing a major talent here.


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