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Family Nest (1977)

Családi tüzfészek (original title)
The breakdown of the relationship of a couple by living in a flat of the husband's parents.


Béla Tarr


Béla Tarr
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Complete credited cast:
Laszlone Horvath Laszlone Horvath ... Irén
László Horváth László Horváth ... Laci
Gábor Kun Gábor Kun ... Laci apja
Gábor Ifj. Kun Gábor Ifj. Kun ... Gabi, Laci testvére
Gaborne Kún Gaborne Kún ... Laci anyja
Jánosné Szekeres Jánosné Szekeres ... A sógornõ
Jozsef Korn Jozsef Korn ... Lakásügyi elõadó
Irén Rácz Irén Rácz ... Irén kolleganõje
Jánosné Oláh Jánosné Oláh ... Valika
Krisztina Horváth Krisztina Horváth ... Krisztike
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adrienne Kadar Adrienne Kadar ... Doctor (as dr. Kádár Adrienn)


The breakdown of the relationship of a couple by living in a flat of the husband's parents.

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Release Date:

25 January 1977 (Hungary) See more »

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Family Nest See more »

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Balázs Béla Stúdió See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Filmed in six days. See more »


Edited into Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012) See more »


Ha felépül végül a házunk
Music by Szabolcs Szörényi
Lyrics by János Bródy
Performed by Fonográf
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1 October 2011 | by scriitorSee all my reviews

If you watched this movie, than you don't need to read this review. I have discovered Tarr with Satantango and since then I have been watching everything that is available on DVDs. This one is skin-close to East Europeans (like me). It is now known that following 1945 this part of the World was programmed to live in poverty, promiscuity and suffocation. Please refer to KGB documents on implementing poor public transportation, crowding people in apartments, denying any individualization, making lives be bared and not lived. Tarr, by means unknown to me, divulges this and also brings the camera so close to skin making any escapism impossible. Suffocated in the family nest. It's the story of all of us living that nightmare. I am 50. My father's inebriated breath still lingers on my pillow.

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