red psalm

Még kér a Nép. Ουγγαρία/Hungary, 1972, εγχ./col . Σκην./Dir.: Miklós Jancsó. Σεν./Scr.: Gyula Hernádi. Φωτ./Cin.: János Kende. Μοντ./Ed.: Zoltan Farkas. Μουσ./Mus.: Tamas Cseh. Ηθ./Cast: József Madaras, Tibor Orbán, Tibor Molnár, Jácint Juhász. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 87΄.

Set in the 1890s on the Hungarian plains, a group of farm workers go on strike in-which they face harsh reprisals and the reality of revolt, oppression, morality and violence. The movie consists of only 27 shots.

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Vasilis K. Kalamaras recommends this movie:

kalamaras“A chronicle of lower class riots in southeastern Hungary, where the social demands are acquiring religious characteristics as well , through the revolutionary rituals, the dances and the songs form a ‘red hymn’. "

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