In a large apartment in Hungary during the death throes of communism, obedient Andor lives with his eccentric mother, Rebeka, a once-celebrated stage actress-turned-recluse. After years of coexisting in a love-hate relationship marked by routine.
It’s not everyday that Hungary produces gay films, so when they do, you most certainly pay attention. Despite the name, Men in the Nude is not just about gay men; it’s about the places we find ourselves in life and how we never know how we’ll deal with them until we’re put there.
Turn-of-the-century Hungary. Two young brothers, neglected by their cold and uncaring mother, descend deeper and deeper into psychosis, with tragic consequences.
The year 1956 marked a turning point in Hungarian history, and “56 Drops of Blood” honors it with an extravaganza of over-the-top pop patriotism. Effectively a filmed arena show,
During WW2, Hungarian soldier Lombos Mihály is denied furlough and returns to battle on the Eastern Front where he is captured by the Soviets who use him as a ‘trampler’ through the German minefields and as an interpreter.
The Roma Viktoria leaves her home town of Budapest to earn the big money in Switzerland. Every night she finds herself as a prostitute in the back alleys of Zurich. Although surrounded by greed, fast sex and violence she also finds…