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Wilson, a black man in his late fifties, has been living as a refugee in Hungary for years. He works as a security guard in Budapest and his main desire is to acquire Hungarian citizenship,... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Máté Haumann ... Károly (Mari's son)
Tibor Gáspár Tibor Gáspár ... Doctor
Tünde Szalontay Tünde Szalontay ... Éva (Mari's sister)
Cake-Baly Marcelo Cake-Baly Marcelo ... Wilson (as Dr. Cake-Baly Marcelo)
Arghavan Shekari Arghavan Shekari ... Shirin
Péter Barbinek Péter Barbinek ... Árpád (Mari's husband)
István Znamenák István Znamenák ... Butcher
Viktor Noé Viktor Noé ... Policeman
Péter Sándor Péter Sándor ... Tamás (Mari's son)
Ágnes Máhr Ágnes Máhr ... Mari
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Wilson, a black man in his late fifties, has been living as a refugee in Hungary for years. He works as a security guard in Budapest and his main desire is to acquire Hungarian citizenship, but he keeps failing the exams that are required for his application. In preparing for the next exam, he is helped by Mari, a Hungarian woman of roughly the same age who is a history teacher. Unexpectedly the teacher and her pupil start to develop deep affection towards each other. Written by trixie650203

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Hungarian

Release Date:

6 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Popfilm See more »
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16 March 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

...and moving and profound and impressive. for a splendid script. for admirable performances. for rediscover of basic truth. for the bitter taste. for elegance. and for the realistic portrait of love, society, generosity, middle age and perspectives about life. a film as a testimony. about dramas, desie, kindness and sacrifice. about the simplicity of options. all in a perfect film. with a powerfull message who, after final credits, gives not only the satisfaction of a good film but the essential lesson about people, cultures and new way to understand humanity.


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