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Glamour

Directed by Frigyes Gödrös

Hungary | 115 minutes | 2000

Hungarian with English subtitles

The dreams and struggles of three generations of a Jewish family in Hungary are depicted in this award-winning drama, which has been frequently and favorably compared to fellow Hungarian filmmaker Istvan Szabos’ Sunshine. Against a backdrop of major events of the twentieth century, director Frigyes Gödrös weaves together humor and tragedy with realism and fantasy as the characters survive war, Nazi tyranny, communism, and economic hardship. Five years in the making, Glamour is a remarkable historic epic that nonetheless thrives on the intimacy of personal relationships and family drama.
Director Frigyes Gödrös
Countries of Production Hungary
Year of Presentation 2000
Language(s) Hungarian with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 115 minutes
Principal Cast Károly Eperjes, Eszter Ónodi, György Barkó
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