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Szabadság, szerelem (2006)

At the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, the Hungarian water polo team faces off against the Russians in what will become known as one of the bloodiest matches in the sport's history.

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... Falk Viki
... Szabó Karcsi
Sándor Csányi ... Vámos Tibi
Károly Gesztesi ... Telki edzõ
Ildikó Bánsági ... Karcsi anyja
Tamás Jordán ... Karcsi nagyapja
Viktória Szávai ... Hanák Eszter
Zsolt Huszár ... Gál Jancsi
Tamás Keresztes ... Ács Imi
Péter Haumann ... Feri bácsi
Daniel Gabori ... Józsika (as Gábori Dániel)
Róbert Marton ... Kardos Márton (Compó)
Kornél Simon ... Abonyi Gyula (Báró)
Krisztián Kolovratnik ... Fazekas Sándor (Frank)
Antal Czapkó ... Prokop
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Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo team was winning over the Soviets in the Olympic pool in Melbourne, in what has been described as the bloodiest water polo match in history. Written by Anonymous

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Several members of the real 2000/2004/2008 Olympic champion Hungarian Waterpolo team portray Hungarian and Soviet players in the movie: Bulcsú Székely, Péter Biros, Zoltán Szécsi, Gergely Kiss, István Gergely, Attila Vári. See more »

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Viki reveals it to Karcsi that her parents have been killed by AVH and she was raped by an AVH officer. It is highly unlikely that she went to university after that, as in the Communist times it was impossible for a daughter of "enemies of the state". It's even more unlikely that she went to the best university of the time. See more »

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1956 revolution is not a movie
21 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

First of all as a Hungarian patriot, I honor the makers of this movie (for honoring this event with a movie), and I recommend to see this for all of those, who would like to know a little more of how we suffered during the Soviet regime, but how we took up arms for our freedom, and showed the world that communism is not a historical alternative, rather than a bloody tyranny based upon a thousands of lies. This was truly a great moment of the 20th century worldwide history, and maybe the greatest moment in the whole history of our nation. But remember, the revolution of 1956 is not a movie. This movie intends to display this glorious event fit to Hollywood images, but trust me, it deserves more than that. Maybe you catch this movie than next week you forget it. But we don't and cannot forget, as we thank our whole life and freedom to these Hungarian heroes of 1956. May long live the memory of this revolution and show light to all those who suffer under same conditions!


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