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Written and directed by Ildikó Enyedi

Written and directed by Ildikó Enyedi

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Hungarian comedy drama written and directed by Ildikó Enyedi.

The film follows identical twin sisters Dóra (Dorota Segda) and Lili (also Segda), who are adopted by two different families following the death of their mother. Years later, with Lili now a revolutionary planning to use a bomb to assassinate a leading politician, she meets Z (Oleg Yankovskiy) while travelling to complete the job.

However, not long after the pair get together, things begin to get complicated as Z has a chance meeting with Dóra on a boat, and mistaking her for Lili, invites her back to his cabin. When Lili is then unable to go through with her plan, she seeks refuge in a safe house where she meets Z and also runs into Dóra for the first time since they became separated years earlier.

Hungarian comedy drama written and directed by Ildikó Enyedi.

The film follows identical twin sisters Dóra (Dorota Segda) and Lili (also Segda), who are adopted by two different families following the death of their mother. Years later, with Lili now a revolutionary planning to use a bomb to assassinate a leading politician, she meets Z (Oleg Yankovskiy) while travelling to complete the job.

However, not long after the pair get together, things begin to get complicated as Z has a chance meeting with Dóra on a boat, and mistaking her for Lili, invites her back to his cabin. When Lili is then unable to go through with her plan, she seeks refuge in a safe house where she meets Z and also runs into Dóra for the first time since they became separated years earlier.

Extras

  • My 20th Century (1989) presented from a brand new 2K restoration of the film by the Hungarian Digital Archive and Film Institute, supervised by the filmmakers.
  • Original Hungarian soundtrack in Stereo 16-bit LPCM audio
  • A new filmed interview with director Ildikó Enyedi, shot exclusively for this release by filmmaker Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio; The Duke of Burgundy).
  • Booklet featuring a new essay on the film by author and academic Jonathan Owen.
  • New and improved English subtitle translation.

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5060114151147
Catalogue Number SECONDRUN115
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1989
Director Ildikó Enyedi
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Second Run
Countries Hungary
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Subtitles English
Language(s) Hungarian
Running time 99 min
DVD region 2
Certificate 15

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