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The Round-Up (1966)

Szegénylegények (original title)
In Hungary, the national movement led by Kossuth has been crushed and the Austrian hegemony re-established, but partisans carry on with violent actions. In order to root out the guerilla, ... See full summary »

Director:

Miklós Jancsó

Writer:

Gyula Hernádi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
János Görbe ... Gajdar János
Zoltán Latinovits Zoltán Latinovits ... Veszelka Imre
Tibor Molnár Tibor Molnár ... Kabai
Gábor Agárdi Gábor Agárdi ... Torma (as Agárdy Gábor)
András Kozák András Kozák ... Ifj. Kabai
Béla Barsi Béla Barsi ... Foglár
József Madaras József Madaras ... Magyardolmányos
János Koltai János Koltai ... Varjú Béla
István Avar István Avar ... Vallató I
Lajos Öze Lajos Öze ... Vallató II
Rudolf Somogyvári Rudolf Somogyvári
Attila Nagy Attila Nagy
Zoltán Basilides Zoltán Basilides
György Bárdy György Bárdy ... (as Bárdi György)
Zsigmond Fülöp Zsigmond Fülöp
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Storyline

In Hungary, the national movement led by Kossuth has been crushed and the Austrian hegemony re-established, but partisans carry on with violent actions. In order to root out the guerilla, the army rounds up suspects and jails them in an isolated fort. The authorities do not have the identity of the guerilla leaders, who are supposed to be present among the prisoners. However, they know enough about some of the suspects to apply perfidious forms of coercion effectively. Written by Eduardo Casais <eduardo.casais@research.nokia.com>

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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

6 January 1966 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The Round-Up See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Voted as one of the "12 Best Hungarian Films 1948-1968" by Hungarian filmmakers and critics ("Budapest 12") in 1968 and then again as one of the "12 Best Hungarian Films" ("New Budapest 12") in 2000. See more »

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Thundering hooves, wailing women
21 February 1999 | by lizard-18See all my reviews

The plot description doesn't say it all, by any means. Thundering hooves, veiled and wailing women, desolate landscapes with waving seas of grass and the occasional forbidding stone fortress or burned house, this movie appeals to nearly all of the five senses. It's been three years since I saw it first, and scenes still flash vividly through my head. The harsh faces of the guards, the equally harsh faces of the prisoners. Blunt and brutal deaths. And overhead, the sun burning down, always.


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