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The Revolt of Job (1983)

Jób lázadása (original title)
Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Job and Roza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hédi Temessy ... Róza, Jób felesége
Ferenc Zenthe Ferenc Zenthe ... Jób
Gábor Fehér Gábor Fehér ... Lackó
Heinrich Starhemberg Heinrich Starhemberg ... Rabbi (as Henry Gregor)
István Verebes István Verebes ... Rabbi (voice)
Léticia Cano Léticia Cano ... Ilka
Nóra Görbe Nóra Görbe ... Ilka (voice)
Péter Rudolf Péter Rudolf ... Jani
László Gálffi ... Cirkuszos
Ferenc Bencze ... Günther
András Ambrus András Ambrus ... Ügyvéd
Iván Angelusz Iván Angelusz
Péter Blaskó Péter Blaskó ... Fiatal szomszéd
Laura Bökönyi Laura Bökönyi
Léda Forgó Léda Forgó ... Lackó játszótársa
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Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Job and Roza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary. Written by Anonymous

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Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

1 December 1983 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Hiobs Revolte See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Irrepressibly wonderful little boy, poignant ending.
25 November 2006 | by pakistan-2See all my reviews

I saw this film in the early '80s. The Public Broadcasting System thought it worthy of airing in the Boston area. A truly remarkable and irrepressible little boy is adopted by an old Jewish couple. (I read that the director of the movie interviewed over 1000 children to find the little actor in this story.) The movie is filmed in Hungary just before the Nazi invasion. The country village is colorful and charming. Yet one knows what is coming. The ominous foreboding is off set by the wonder of the relationships. He collects frogs in a bucket and accidentally lets the out in the kitchen. Then the fun of catching them. The couple teach this little gentile their rich Jewish traditions. And then the inevitable... As a gentile, I found the Jewish life -wonderful. And because of it, have become hooked on Jewish film festivals. I love this film and want to see it again!


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