[Húsz óra] HU 1965, R: Zoltán Fábri mit Antal Páger, János Görbe, Emil Keres, 110 Min, OmeU
After the Hungarian 1956 Revolution, a crusading newspaper reporter covers the Soviet collectivisation attempt of Hungary in a small village in the 1950s and 1960s. The title refers to the short period of time the reporter spent interviewing the locals about twenty years of turbulent events.
World politics from a local perspective; clever drama that won the Grand Prix of the 4th Moscow Film Festival.
“Twenty Hours belongs to a class of cinema, which it is fashionable to neglect: the theme is political, the movement slow and complex, the style never showy. All the same, it is a startling film.” (Sunday Times, 1966)