The Round-Up (1965)

Review: The Round-Up (1965)

Director: Miklós Jancsó

Cast: Zoltán Latinovits, János Görbe, Tibor Molnár, Gábor Agárdi, András Kozák,

Zoltán Latinovits
Zoltán Latinovits
János Görbe
János Görbe
Tibor Molnár
Tibor Molnár
Gábor Agárdi
Gábor Agárdi
András Kozák
András Kozák

Plot: After the failure of the Kossuth's revolution of 1848, people suspected of supporting the revolution are sent to prison camps. Years later, partisans led by outlaw Sándor Rózsa still run rampant. Although the authorities do not know the identities of the partisans, they round up suspects and try to root them out by any means necessary.

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Miklos Jancso and the abuses of power

Miklos Jancso and the abuses of power

Miklos Jancso is one of the key figures of Hungarian cinema, but my first encounter with his work didn’t go well. In fact, when I saw the first two parts of his unfinished Vitam et Sanguinam trilogy at the 1981 Hong Kong International Film […]

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