The Tót family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks ...
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1552, the great Turkish Empire wants to conquer Europe, and the world. The last stand is Hungarian Kingdom, and the castle of Eger. The brave soldiers decides they will fight till the end of their lifes.
The Tót family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks him into a visit to his family home. Comedy endues when the Tót's go overboard trying to make things pleasant for the visiting major in hopes of an easier life for their son the soldier.Written by
A comedy. or a drama reminding surrealism. a slice from Mitteleuropa. precise , refreshing, melancholic, pure Hungarian. a portrait of hospitality, selfishness, sacrifices , radical decision and family spirit. a film about spirit of a place. bitter-sweet. seductive, eccentric. usefull discover of small, simple universe, precise perspective about life.
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