SKU 4155

CAT'S PLAY (Macskajatek) (1972) * with hard-encoded English subtitles *

Margit Dajka as Orbánné, Erzsi (as Dayka Margit) Ildikó Piros as Orbánné at young age Elma Bulla as Giza Éva Dombrádi as Giza at young age Mari Törőcsik as Maid Margit Makay as Paula Samu Balázs as Csermlényi Viktor Gyöngyi Bürös as Ilus, Orbánné's daughter Attila Tyll as Józsi, Ilus's husband Sári Kürthy as Viktor's mother Tibor Szilágyi as Iskolaigazgató (School director) Erzsi Orsolya as Házmesterné (janitor's wife)

Two elderly sisters, one of whom lives in the city and the other in the country, show us the progression of their lives through the ages. They keep in contact through letters and occasional phone calls. They were famous beauties in their youth, but now are lonely and unappreciated by those around them. One of them goes through a crisis, while the other tries to help her from a distance. The most striking thing about this movie is its unusual structure. Much of the soundtrack is excerpts from the letters which are often read aloud by both of the sisters at once. Also, brief glimpses of their past continually flash into view. This can make for disconcerting viewing at first, but once you get used to it it serves the story well.

DVD-R is in Hungarian with hard-encoded English subtitles. Approx. 98 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!


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