12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. Within a few hours, everything changes.

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Ferenc Török
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Péter Rudolf Péter Rudolf ... Szentes István, a jegyzö / Town Clerk
Bence Tasnádi Bence Tasnádi ... Szentes Árpád
Tamás Szabó Kimmel Tamás Szabó Kimmel ... Jancsi
Dóra Sztarenki ... Kisrózsi
Ági Szirtes Ági Szirtes ... Kustár Andrásné / Mrs. Kustár
József Szarvas József Szarvas ... Kustár András
Eszter Nagy-Kálózy Eszter Nagy-Kálózy ... Szentesné Anna / Mrs. Szentes
Iván Angelusz Iván Angelusz ... Sámuel Hermann
Marcell Nagy Marcell Nagy ... Sámuel Hermann fia / Son of Sámuel Hermann
István Znamenák István Znamenák ... Állomásfönök / Station Master
Sándor Terhes Sándor Terhes ... Iharos Pál
Miklós Székely B. Miklós Székely B. ... Suba Mihály (as Miklós B. Székely)
György Somhegyi György Somhegyi ... Ifj. Suba Mihály / Son of Suba Mihály
Tünde Szalontay ... Rózsika
Béla Gados ... Pap / Priest
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12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers, dressed in black, Jews, appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. In the shadow of Russian occupation, the people of the village are preparing for the wedding of the son of the town clerk. The bride's former fiance returns from captivity. Within a few hours, everything changes. Secrets, sins, reckoning, love, betrayal, confrontation. Written by Bálint Rádóczy

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Some Secrets Can't Be Buried

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Drama

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For the role, Péter Rudolf gained 33 pounds (15 kg) See more »

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A western without heroes
17 July 2017 | by ayoreinfSee all my reviews

It's a brilliant story of guilt and buried secrets coming to the fore. Using the aesthetics of a western with direct borrowing from High Noon and from Sergio Leone, especially the waiting for the train scene in Once Upon a Time in the West. But in this case its used to point the complete absence of any real hero from the story. The most heroic act performed by any character in this movie is going away.

This story is a story about all consuming guilt, about petty jealousies and how sin is its own punishment. But above all it's a story of how the war doesn't end when it ends. And it's done with a very competent hand and deep understanding of cinematic media. A very good ensemble of actors, amazing cinematography, great story and superlative directing.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian | Russian

Release Date:

1 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1945 See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,467,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,365, 5 November 2017

Gross USA:

$1,006,193

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,240,663
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Katapult Film See more »
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