Szép leányok, ne sírjatok! (1970) AKA Don’t Cry, Pretty Girls!


Five boys and a girl make up a gang and are fans of Beat bands, following them from concert to concert. Juli, fiancée of one of the boys, falls in love with a musician and travels to the countryside with him for a gig. The jealous fiancé and his friends go after them and the whole affair comes close to violence when suddenly the lover allows Juli to make her own choice. This noble gesture rekindles Juli’s true love for him.

Director: Márta Mészáros. AKA Don’t Cry, Pretty Girls!
Writers: Károly Bari (poem), Péter Zimre.
Stars: Jaroslava Schallerová, Kati Sir, Márk Zala, Lajos Balázsovits, Péter Blaskó, Balázs Kosztolányi, Ildikó Piros, Ila Schütz, István Bujtor, Erzsi Hegedüs, Lajos Vass, Balázs Tardy, József Kovács, Erzsi Cserhalmi, Katalin Takács, Judit Szamosi, Gyöngyvér Szász B., Miklós Zoltai, István Dvorák, Sarolta Zalatnay.


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  1. March 19, 2021

    this was a delight. thanks, Jon. 🙂

  2. Michael
    March 24, 2021

    I have been a Márta Mészá for awhile. Thanks Jon for this excellent film

  3. Sara
    July 5, 2022

    So happy to stumble upon this website, I’ve been looking for this film for the longest time. thank you!

    • Jon W.
      July 6, 2022

      Welcome, Sara! 🙂

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