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1945 (2017)

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.

Director:

Ferenc Török
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 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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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Some Secrets Can't Be Buried

Genres:

Drama

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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:

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

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6 November 2017 | by GManfredSee all my reviews

Almost to the end of "1945", writer/ director Ferenc Torok keeps the audience in the dark regarding the rationale of the players. It is a masterful screenplay, full of mystery and expectation, which makes the pacing seem sluggish. Gradually, however, the pieces and clues all fit together in this post-WWII story of past betrayal and cupidity.

The picture was shot in black and white and with an authentic feel of a 40's film. Torok assembled a cast of talented actors, most unknown outside of Hungary, and there is not an amateur performance among them. The star is Peter Rudolf who plays Istvan, the town clerk mainly responsible for what has befallen the town, as the two Hasidic men walk slowly into town with their 'cargo'. I am not going to tip off the reasons behind the plot, but "1945" may be the best film that has played on American soil this year. Be prepared to use your best powers of deduction as the tantalizing story unfolds, because this one will require all your concentration.


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