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János Zsombolyai

A Halálraítélt

Edition 1990
90' - 1989 - Drama - Dialogue: Hungarian
Director: János Zsombolyai With: Péter Malcsiner, Gabor Mate, Barbara Hegyi, István Bubik, Peter Doczy, Teri Földi
SENTENCED TO DEATH
Hungary 1956. The "year of revenge" after the uprising of 1956. Ferenc Gergo, who was not an activist during the up­rising and therefore did not escape to another country, sits on death row as a result of circumstantial evidence and because he refuses to sign a declaration of loyalty. He remembers that shortly after Stalin's death, his friend and colleague Sandor Wagner was arrested for his alleged activities as an informant and died in prison. Ferenc married his widow Zsuzsa. On a day in the country they unexpectedly come across a convoy of Russian tanks sent to crush the uprising...

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Credits

Director

János Zsombolyai

With

Péter Malcsiner, Gabor Mate, Barbara Hegyi, István Bubik, Peter Doczy, Teri Földi

Scenario

Ferenc Jeli, Ákos Kertész

Director of Photography

Gabor Szabo

Editor

Marianne Miklos, Zsusa Posan

Producer

János Zsombolyai

More information

Dialogue

Hungarian

Countries of production

Hungary

Year

1989

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