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Smouldering Cigarette

Directed by Péter Bacsó

Hungary | 122 minutes | 2001

Hungarian with English subtitles

Written and directed by Czech filmmaker Péter Bacsó, Smouldering Cigarette is a romantic musical set in Budapest against the backdrop of war. Eszter Nagy-Kálózy stars as renowned lounge singer Katalin. In need of some new songs, Katalin meets Süti, a down-on-his-luck Jewish songwriter. At the same time, Katalin rekindles a relationship with an army general. Together, the three form a lasting bond that becomes one of their few assets as the Nazis approach.
Foreign Title Hamvadó cigarettavég
Director Péter Bacsó
Countries of Production Hungary
Year of Presentation 2001
Language(s) Hungarian with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 122 minutes
Principal Cast Eszter Nagy-Kálózy, Péter Rudolf, György Cserhalmi
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