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May Day Mayhem! (2001)

Csocsó, avagy éljen május elseje! (original title)
The story of an anti-communist teacher at the beginning of the 1950's under the communist regime.


Róbert Koltai


Róbert Koltai (screenplay), Gábor Nógrádi (screenplay)


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Credited cast:
Róbert Koltai ... Csomai Gusztáv 'Csocsó'
Sándor Gáspár Sándor Gáspár ... Gubinyi Dezsõ ÁVH ezredes
Gábor Máté ... Pék Antal,párttikár
Adél Kováts Adél Kováts ... Gubinyi Lidike, a kikapós feleség
András Stohl András Stohl ... Veréb Géza, focista
Attila Králik Attila Králik ... Pék Zsoltika
Ildikó Tóth Ildikó Tóth ... Pékné, Rózsika
Ferenc Zenthe Ferenc Zenthe ... Tata, Rózsika apja Tokajból
Juli Básti ... Bekéné, Gubinyi jobbkeze
Zoltán Benkóczy Zoltán Benkóczy ... Baka, Gubinyi balkeze
Beáta Borsos Beáta Borsos ... Évike, tanárnõ
András Kern András Kern ... Tömõ fõelvtárs
Judit Pogány Judit Pogány ... Piroska néni, igazgatónõ
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kristóf Ambrus Kristóf Ambrus
Márta Antal Márta Antal


The story of an anti-communist teacher at the beginning of the 1950's under the communist regime.

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Release Date:

6 December 2001 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

May Day Mayhem! See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »


Box Office


HUF180,000,000 (estimated)

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1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


The movie takes place in 1952, but the radio on which Antal Pék (the commissary) listens to Radio Free Europe is an Orion AR701 set, first manufactured in 1957. See more »


Ha lenne jövõ
Music by László Dés
Lyrics by István Nemes
Performed by László Dés
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Excellent movie!
25 December 2001 | by sad1See all my reviews

This is an excellent movie! Very funny, and very nostalgic. Simple EXCELLENT!!!

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