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The Round-Up


Directed by Miklós Jancsó

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A profound influence on filmmakers from Sergio Leone to Béla Tarr, Miklós Jancsó's The Round-Up is widely acknowledged as a masterpiece of world cinema. 

Set in a detention camp in Hungary 1869, at a time of guerrilla campaigns against the ruling Austrians, Jancsó deliberately avoids conventional heroics to focus on the persecution and dehumanization manifest in a time of conflict. Filmed in Hungary’s desolate and burning landscape, Jancsó uses his formidable technique to create a remarkable and terrifying picture of war and the abuse of power that will speak all too clearly to audiences today.

  • Newly filmed interview with director Miklós Jancsó
  • Digital transfer with restored image and sound, approved by the Director
  • Anamorphic 16:9 enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • Booklet featuring a comprehensive new Essay by author John Cunningham
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SKU 5060114150225
Catalogue Number DVD 029
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1965
Director Miklós Jancsó
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Second Run
Countries Hungary
Aspect ratio 1.77:1
Colour Black & White
Sound Original mono (restored)
Subtitles English
Language(s) Hungarian
Running time 90 min
DVD region 2
Certificate 15
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