Job and his wife, Róza, have been blessed with old age, but not with children. All the children of the Hungarian couple died in adolescence, leaving them without descendents to pass their Jewish heritage on to. Fearful of the oncoming Nazis, they take in a Christian boy, Lackó, who quickly grows to love the patient Job and loving Róza. The bond between father and son is tested when German troops march into their tranquil town.
Directors: Imre Gyöngyössy & Barna Kabay.
Writers: Imre Gyöngyössy, Katalin Gyöngyössy, Barna Kabay, Katalin Petényi.
Stars: Hédi Temessy, Ferenc Zenthe, Gábor Fehér, Heinrich Starhemberg, István Verebes, Léticia Cano, Nóra Görbe, Péter Rudolf, László Gálffi, Ferenc Bencze, András Ambrus, Péter Blaskó, Léda Forgó, Laura Bökönyi, Iván Angelusz. AKA The Revolt of Job
1984 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
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Beautiful, devastating film.
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Love Zoltan Jeney’s music.