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Taxidermia (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Horror | 23 August 2006 (France)
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Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer.

Director:

György Pálfi

Writers:

Lajos Parti Nagy (short stories) (as Parti Nagy Lajos), György Pálfi | 1 more credit »
9 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Csaba Czene ... Morosgoványi Vendel
Gergely Trócsányi ... Balatony Kálmán (as Trócsányi Gergõ)
Marc Bischoff ... Balatony Lajoska
Gina Moreno Gina Moreno ... Ferike
István Gyuricza István Gyuricza ... Hadnagy
Piroska Molnár ... Hadnagyné (as Molnár Piroska)
Gábor Máté ... Öreg Balatony Kálmán (as Máté Gábor)
Géza D. Hegedüs Géza D. Hegedüs ... Dr. Regõczy Andor (as Hegedüs D. Géza)
Zoltán Koppány Zoltán Koppány ... Miszlényi Béla (as Koppány Zoltán)
Erwin Leder ... Krisztián
Adél Stanczel Adél Stanczel ... Aczél Gizi
Éva Kuli Éva Kuli ... Leóna (as Kuli Éva)
Lajos Parti Nagy Lajos Parti Nagy ... Dédnagypapa (as Parti Nagy Lajos)
Attila Lõrinczy Attila Lõrinczy ... Pap (as Lõrinczy Attila)
Mihály Pálfi Mihály Pálfi ... Baba (as Mihály Pálfi)
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Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer.

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Three stories. Three generations. Three men. One bizarre and shocking universe.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hungary | Austria | France

Language:

Hungarian | English | Russian

Release Date:

23 August 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarihefsi See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

HUF 500,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$342, 11 September 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,205, 8 November 2009
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director György Pálfi won $10,000 at the 2004 Sundance/NHK Filmmakers Award while Taxidermia (2006) was in pre-production. The other two projects that won in 2004: Casa de Areia (2005) and Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005). See more »

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A rare find!
27 July 2006 | by Simon DowerSee all my reviews

Oh my god! I just got out from seeing Taxidermia at MIFF 2006 and I was literally speechless. As I was one of the first to leave the theatre, I took it upon myself to stand out the front and watch the expressions on the faces of other patrons as they exited. Most were laughing in disbelief at what they had just seen, some were white as ghosts and some looked plain baffled. Whatever way you look at it, Taxidermia will certainly make a strong impact on you.

I saw Gyorgy Palfi's "Hukkle" a few years ago at MIFF and although that was an interesting film, he's really excelled himself with Taxidermia. One thing's for sure, you'll need a strong stomach to watch Taxidermia a) for the gore & b) cause you're gonna laugh your head off! Outstanding cinema! 10/10


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