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Forbidden Relations (1983)

Visszaesök (original title)
Based on a true story, a love affair develops between a half brother and half-sister. When pregnancy results and word gets out the public is outraged.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lili Monori Lili Monori ... Juli / György's half-sister
Miklós Székely B. Miklós Székely B. ... György / Juli's half-brother
Mari Töröcsik ... Juli anyja / Juli's mother
György Bánffy György Bánffy ... Körzeti orvos
József Horváth József Horváth ... Juli apja
Tibor Molnár Tibor Molnár ... Pista bácsi
László Horváth László Horváth ... Lõrinc, rendõr
Ferenc Paláncz Ferenc Paláncz ... Kálmán
József Tóth József Tóth ... Zoli
Mária Bajcsay Mária Bajcsay ... Bírónõ
Klára Leviczki Klára Leviczki
Judit Balog Judit Balog ... Erzsi
Ferenc Némethy ... Elnök
László Horesnyi László Horesnyi
Júlia Nyakó Júlia Nyakó ... Monika (as Nyakó Juli)
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Storyline

Juli's husband commits suicide, so she is being persuaded to shed her own. One day she gets acquainted with György, who, after several years of absence, returns to his native village. They love each other, but later it turns out that he is the son of her mother's first marriage. When she understands that he is her half-brother, she wants to break with him. However, the feeling that connects them is far more powerful than just telling each other. Written by lament

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R
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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

22 September 1983 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Forbidden Relations See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Best of its genre
2 July 2006 | by trulinSee all my reviews

What a wonderful,touching love story has been placed on film by this great director. I had not expected to be so moved. The camera-work is superb and the viewer feels as tho they are eavesdropping, as indeed they are. When one forgets the camera is there, then this is a true masterpiece. We are caught up in these two people and their "forbidden" love and we share their pain. It is a work of art and I thank Zsolt Kedzi-Kovacs for managing to get this film to the public. Luckily, there is an interview with him on the DVD which was quite informative and which I thoroughly enjoyed. The two stars of the film actually did fall in love during production, from which a daughter resulted, so I think that is a lovely "personal touch" to this drama.


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