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Sing (2016)

Mindenki (original title)
'Sing' is a childhood drama with a lot of music, set in 1990s Budapest, Hungary. Inspired by a true story, it follows an award winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame.

Director:

Kristóf Deák

Writers:

Kristóf Deák (screenplay), Bex Harvey | 1 more credit »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Zsófia Szamosi ... Miss Erika
Dorka Hais Dorka Hais ... Liza (as Dorottya Hais)
Dorka Gáspárfalvi Dorka Gáspárfalvi ... Zsófi (as Dóra Gáspárvalvi)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Péter Bregyán Péter Bregyán ... Principal
Mónika Garami Mónika Garami ... Miss Jutka
Borbála Karádi Borbála Karádi ... Mother
Rebeka Valu Rebeka Valu ... Presenter
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'Sing' is a childhood drama with a lot of music, set in 1990s Budapest, Hungary. Inspired by a true story, it follows an award winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame.

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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

28 February 2016 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Sing See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Production Co:

Meteor-Film See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Not to be confused with the 2016 animated film 'Sing'. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Pajtás, Örvendj
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of István Tótfalusi
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Celebrating Trophy Culture
27 February 2017 | by TheQuietStormSee all my reviews

This was a charming piece overall. The young girls gave exceptional performances and the writing did exemplify competence in film storytelling. All of the moments worked except for what happens in the end. Inventive way of dealing with the problem of exclusion but it sends the message that everyone should be accepted. For example, a basketball team would now have to accept anyone who goes out for the team and let them play merely because they show up. Forget whether they can play or not, like it used to be, they just have to show up. This is pretty much what the film is telling us and when you see it you will know what I mean.


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