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The Butcher, the Whore and the One-Eyed Man (2017)

A hentes, a kurva és a félszemü (original title)
Depicts the slow decline of three individuals as they are sucked into a world of sinful existence. It is the story of a wild and voracious love triangle

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János Szász
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Credited cast:
Zsolt Nagy Zsolt Nagy ... Gusztáv Léderer
Dorka Gryllus Dorka Gryllus ... Mici
Géza D. Hegedüs Géza D. Hegedüs ... Ferenc Kodelka
Enikö Börcsök Enikö Börcsök ... Schmukné
Peter Wolf Peter Wolf ... Fekete öltönyös
Péter Andorai Péter Andorai ... Kaszala ezrdes
Gyöngyvér Bognár Gyöngyvér Bognár ... Madam
Miklós Székely B. Miklós Székely B. ... Öregember (as Miklós B. Székely)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
András Balogh András Balogh ... Tokás férfi
Béla Gados Béla Gados ... Szörös férfi
Péter Jankovics Péter Jankovics ... Szakálas férfi
Zoltán Karácsonyi Zoltán Karácsonyi ... Perverz férfi I.
Balázs Mihályfi Balázs Mihályfi ... Perverz férfi II.
Surányi Mátyás Surányi Mátyás ... Cigány prímás
Domokos Szabó Domokos Szabó ... Perverz férfi III.
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In Hungary's post-World War I depression era, a wanted one-eyed killer and retired gendarme lieutenant fells in love with a suicidal and disillusioned harlot. In hope of much-needed money, he seeks out one of his old cronies, a now wealthy butcher and businessman, to collect a debt. Tensions are running high as an eternal triangle is about to take shape between the butcher, the harlot and the one-eyed cutthroat. Written by Pisky

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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

25 January 2018 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The butcher, the whore and the one-eyed man See more »

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Hungary

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Unió Film See more »
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16 : 9
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And the Oscar for best title goes to...
19 October 2017 | by Friend_of_MilhouseSee all my reviews

Hungary, the nineteen-twenties. A former prostitute on the run from her brothel and a disgraced army officer on the run from the law team up and flee to a small Hungarian village, where the butcher -and local big shot- still owes him money. While he employs the officer at his slaughterhouse, the butcher develops an unsound interest in the woman. Based on a true crime story, this is a darkly comic tale of lust, power, money and murder, set in stark, expressionistic black and white. A bleak joy from start to finish.


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