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The Treasure of Swamp Castle (1985)

In the turmoilous 18th century, young poor Hungarian aristocrat Jonas helps Szaffi, a young pretty gypsy Romani girl and the illegitimate daughter of a Turkish pasha, get the treasure that's owed to her by the right of inheritance.

Director:

Attila Dargay

Writers:

Attila Dargay, Mór Jókai (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
András Kern András Kern ... Jónás Botsinkay (voice)
Judit Pogány Judit Pogány ... Szaffi (voice)
Hilda Gobbi Hilda Gobbi ... Old Witch (voice)
György Bárdy György Bárdy ... Feuerstein lovag (voice)
Gábor Maros Gábor Maros ... Puzzola (voice)
Ferenc Zenthe Ferenc Zenthe ... Gáspár Botsinkay (voice)
József Képessy József Képessy ... Ahmed Pasha (voice)
Judit Hernádi Judit Hernádi ... Arzéna (voice)
László Csákányi László Csákányi ... Loncsár (voice)
János Gálvölgyi János Gálvölgyi ... Menyus / Gazsi bácsi / Strázsa / Papagáj (voice)
Sándor Suka Sándor Suka ... Prince Eugene of Savoy (voice)
András Márton András Márton ... Adjutáns (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judit Czigány Judit Czigány ... Puzzola anyja (voice)
Pierre Franckh ... (voice)
Zoltán Gera ... Asil (voice)
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In the turmoilous 18th century, young poor Hungarian aristocrat Jonas helps Szaffi, a young pretty gypsy Romani girl and the illegitimate daughter of a Turkish pasha, get the treasure that's owed to her by the right of inheritance.

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PG-13
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Country:

Hungary | Canada | West Germany

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

11 April 1985 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Jonas und der verwunschene Schatz See more »

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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Der Zigeunerbaron
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Music by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss ifj.)
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Beautiful classic cartoon about gypsies.
27 July 2006 | by cubbi-1See all my reviews

Szaffi is a full-length animated feature based on Jokai Mor's books Gypsy Baron (Cyganibaro) and Szaffi. I don't want to tell the details of story here, because it's best you see it for yourself. It has adventure, and treasure, and love, and a little black cat, and a war, and picturesque villains - a governor with a pressure release valve in his skull and a fat pig-loving baron, and of course, the good gypsies. All of us soviet children saw this cartoon when it was shown on Russian TV back in the 80's and every character is in our memory forever. Puritan Americans be warned, there is some innocent (and properly masked by 'random' objects) nudity in the cartoon.


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