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Children of Glory

Children of Glory
  • 2006
  • Hungary
  • 120 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Krisztina Goda
  • Written by: Joe Eszterhas, Éva Gárdos, Géza Bereményi, Réka Divinyi
  • Cast: Kata Dobó, Iván Fenyő, Sándor Csányi, Károly Gesztesi
  • Language: Hungarian
  • Website: www.szabadsagszerelemafilm.hu

Old-fashioned, melodramatic account of the 50th anniversary of the doomed Hungarian uprising against Soviet rule in 1956, which privileges action and spectacle over analysis and moral ambiguity and is at its best in its visual recreation of the attempted revolution.

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Profile - Krisztina Goda

27 Mar 2008

Name Krisztina Goda Born Budapest, 1970 Background Having grown up in Budapest, where both her parents were doctors, Goda studied directing and editing at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield, and then won a scholarship to…

Children Of Glory

13 Mar 20083 stars

DRAMA (15) 120min Made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the doomed Hungarian uprising against Soviet rule in 1956 (which cost some 5000 lives including that of the executed prime minister Imre Nagy), director Krisztina Goda’s Children of Glory…

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