The Butcher, the Whore and the One-Eyed Man (A hentes, a kurva és a félszemu) | Denver Film Society | János Szász | Hungary

The Butcher, the Whore and the One-Eyed Man

A hentes, a kurva és a félszemu

János Szász

HungarianEnglish SubtitlesHungary2017105 min


  • Friday 11/2
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  • Overview

    Budapest, 1925: A terrible scandal shakes the city. Ferenc Kudelka has been slaughtered in his own abattoir, cut up, bundled into suitcases, and eventually dumped in the Danube. The players: besides the dead butcher, a prostitute, a husband, and a mysterious one-eyed man. The instigators: love, passion, carnal pleasure, money, and betrayal. Kudelka, you see, has fallen head over heels for the wife of a former gendarme—who is all too willing to assist, accepting a small amount of money in exchange for the butcher’s hours of pleasure with her. Thus the aftermath: greed and revenge, however maladroit, in this strange tale from Hungarian filmmaker János Szász.

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    Producer: István Bodzsár | Editor: Anna Kornis | Cinematographer: Tibor Máthé | Screenwriter: János Szász
    Cast: Dorka Gryllus, Géza D. Hegedüs, Zsolt Nagy

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