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Sinbad (1971)

Szindbád (original title)
An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. The little town has a doctor whose wife can not forget... See full summary »

Director:

Zoltán Huszárik

Writers:

Zoltán Huszárik (screenplay), Gyula Krúdy (stories) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zoltán Latinovits Zoltán Latinovits ... Szindbád
Éva Ruttkai Éva Ruttkai ... Lenke
Éva Leelössy Éva Leelössy ... A fiatal Lenke
Margit Dajka Margit Dajka ... Majmunka (as Dayka Margit)
Anna Nagy Anna Nagy ... Fruzsina
Györgyi Andai Györgyi Andai ... Setétke
Erika Szegedi Erika Szegedi ... Florentina
Anna Muszte Anna Muszte ... Virágárus lány
Sándor Horváth Sándor Horváth ... Valentin
Éva Pap Éva Pap ... Szépszemü lány
Anna Czako Anna Czako ... Valentin felesége
Zoltán Zelk Zoltán Zelk ... Nusdorf bácsi
Ildikó Bánsági Ildikó Bánsági ... Mária
Mária Medgyesi Mária Medgyesi ... Paula
Ernõ Szénási Ernõ Szénási ... Vendelin
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Storyline

An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. The little town has a doctor whose wife can not forget the old man, and the waiter who serves him his dinner doesn't know that Sinbad will soon court her. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

25 November 1971 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

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MAFILM Stúdió 1 See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Voted as one of the "12 Best Hungarian Films" ("New Budapest 12") by Hungarian filmmakers and critics in 2000. See more »

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A visual masterpiece and more...
2 April 2012 | by yb777-1See all my reviews

I've just recently discovered this gem of the Hungarian cinema on the Second Run DVD series (many "lost" and recently restored excellent films,especially of the Eastern Europe,can be found there).It's a feast for one's eyes and mind.A visual masterpiece of rare beauty,full of philosophical thoughts about love,the meaning of life and death.The story is about a man looking back on his life,remembering many women he once loved and now,at the end of his life road, trying to come to terms with his own past.It is a slow movie,with lots of flashbacks of beautiful women,gorgeous places and landscapes,fine interiors and effective music.Not to be missed by the true lovers of good art-house cinema.Highly recommended!


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