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Two Half-Times in Hell (1961)

Két félidö a pokolban (original title)
On Hitler's birthday, the Germans decide to organize a soccer match between prisoners of war and Germans.

Director:

Zoltán Fábri
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Imre Sinkovits ... Ónódi
Dezsö Garas Dezsö Garas ... Steiner
József Szendrõ József Szendrõ ... Rápity õrmester
István Velenczei István Velenczei ... Ferenczi
Gyula Benkö ... Sztepan
János Görbe ... Eberhardt
Tibor Molnár Tibor Molnár ... Rácz
János Makláry János Makláry ... Holup õrmester
Laboch Gerald Laboch Gerald
Siegfried Brachfeld Siegfried Brachfeld ... Heilig százados
Antal Farkas ... Csorba tizedes
Béla Barsi Béla Barsi
János Rajz János Rajz ... Lipták
László Márkus László Márkus ... Pogány
János Koltai János Koltai ... Géza
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Storyline

On Hitler's birthday, the Germans decide to organize a soccer match between prisoners of war and Germans. They assign the task of organizing the team to a well known Olympics football player who demands for his team food and a chance to train. Although the organizer believes that soccer is sacred and does his best to train the team, he is tempted to escape along with the others, when they find an opportunity. They get caught, but the game takes place anyway. They play, hoping that they might get pardoned and not get executed in the end. However, they play too well and the enraged Germans execute them before the game ends.

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Genres:

Drama | Sport | War

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Details

Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian | German

Release Date:

2 November 1961 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Goal See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hunnia Filmgyár See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The film takes place in April 1944. See more »

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Remade as Victory (1981) See more »

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