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The Confrontation (1969)

Fényes szelek (original title)
It is 1947; the Communist Party has just taken power in Hungary. In Jancsó's first color film, young students at a People's College have a debate with seminary students, but worry it will escalate into a fight.

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Miklós Jancsó
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Andrea Drahota Andrea Drahota ... Lantos Jutka
Kati Kovács Kati Kovács ... Szabó Teri
Lajos Balázsovits Lajos Balázsovits ... Fekete Laci
András Kozák András Kozák ... Kozma András
András Bálint András Bálint ... András, zsidó fiú
József Madaras József Madaras ... Kellér atya
István Uri István Uri ... Pista
Tibor Orbán Tibor Orbán ... Paptanár
Adrienne Csengery Adrienne Csengery ... Kollégista lány
Miklós Csányi Miklós Csányi ... Miki
Ferenc Deák B. Ferenc Deák B. ... János
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tamás Banovich Tamás Banovich ... (as ifj. Banovich Tamás)
Miklós Benedek Miklós Benedek ... Gimnazista
Péter Blaskó Péter Blaskó
Rita Bogyai Rita Bogyai
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Storyline

It is 1947; the Communist Party has just taken power in Hungary. In Jancsó's first color film, young students at a People's College have a debate with seminary students, but worry it will escalate into a fight.

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Drama | Musical

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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian | Hebrew | Italian

Release Date:

6 February 1969 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The Confrontation See more »

Filming Locations:

Veszprém, Hungary

Company Credits

Production Co:

MAFILM Stúdió 1 See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Miklós Jancsó's first color movie. See more »

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hungarian portrait of those sixties
10 January 2004 | by marcbanyaiSee all my reviews

This is a very significant and specific hungarian portrait of the sixties as we know them, with their rebel youth, solid concepts worth fighting for, while times "they were a-changing". Highly recommended in order to know that hippies weren`t only american...


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