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Liza the Fox-Fairy (2015)

Liza, a rókatündér (original title)
Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mónika Balsai Mónika Balsai ... Liza
Szabolcs Bede Fazekas Szabolcs Bede Fazekas ... Zoltán zászlós
David Sakurai ... Tomy Tani
Zoltán Schmied Zoltán Schmied ... Henrik
Antal Cserna Antal Cserna ... Károly
Piroska Molnár ... Márta Tanaka
Gábor Reviczky Gábor Reviczky ... Ezredes
Mariann Kocsis Mariann Kocsis ... Hildácska
Ági Gubík ... Inge (as Ági Gubik)
Lehel Kovács Lehel Kovács ... Ludvig úr
Zsuzsa Töreky Zsuzsa Töreky ... Edit
Vali Dániel Vali Dániel ... Teri
Mária Bókay Mária Bókay ... Vilma
Gyözö Szabó Gyözö Szabó ... Johnny
István Göz István Göz ... Dr. Keserü
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Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?

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The suitors only rival is death.


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Hungary

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Hungarian | Japanese

Release Date:

19 February 2015 (Hungary) See more »

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Budapest, Hungary See more »

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HUF 450,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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In the film there is a reference to visual representations in the Arizona Dream of Kusturica. With floating fish in the air and Eskimos. See more »

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Fictional 70s Hungary meets Japanese culture
2 August 2015 | by maedhros-147-608913See all my reviews

Liza, the Fox-fairy is one of the most pleasant surprises I ever had watching a Hungarian movie. The cinematography and scenery were beautiful, the actors did an excellent job. The idea of adding Japanese pop culture and mythology to a fictional capitalistic 70's Hungarian scenery might seem a little far fetched at first, but it really works well. The story was captivating.

Most reviewers mention Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 'Amélie' and Wes Anderson's movies as probable inspirations. I have to agree, but these influences are not explicit at all, they stay on a vibe level. Also I have to add, it's way darker than those movies and that it has more of a 'Delicatessen' mood, (also) a Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro movie.

Anyway, if you like weird love stories with dark twists and dark humor you should definitely give this movie a chance.


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