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Silence And Cry


Co-written and directed by Miklós Jancsó

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Hungarian drama co-written and directed by Miklós Jancsó.

In 1919, with Hungary in disarray following the fall of communist rule, former Hungarian Red Army soldier István Cserzi (András Kozák) escapes to the countryside in an attempt to evade the secret police who are tasked with hunting down Red Army soldiers and executing them without trial. After taking refuge on a remote farm run by two women, István soon finds himself facing some tough choices as his relentless pursuers close in around him.

  • Silence and Cry (1968) presented from a brand new 2K restoration of the film by the Hungarian Digital Archive and Film Institute, supervised by the film's cinematographer János Kende.
  • World premiere home video presentation of Miklós Jancsó s three renowned but rarely seen Jelenlét series of short films (1965-86)
  • Original Hungarian soundtrack in Dual Mono 24-bit LPCM audio
  • Booklet featuring a new essay on the film by critic and film historian Tony Rayns
  • New and improved English subtitle translation.
  • Region Free DVD
  • Additional Information
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    SKU 5060114151246
    Catalogue Number SECONDRUN120
    Product contents 1 disc
    Year 1968
    Director Jancsó, Miklós
    Format DVD
    Publisher(s) Second Run
    Countries Hungary
    Subtitles English
    Language(s) Hungarian
    Running time 74 mins
    DVD region 0
    Certificate 15
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