"Actor: Lili Darvas"

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  • Love (Szerelem)Love (Szerelem) | DVD | (15/08/2005) from £10.95   |  Saving you £2.04 (15.70%)   |  RRP £12.99

    This tender black-and-white Hungarian drama takes place in the '50s. A woman's (Mari Torcsik) husband has been arrested by the Hungarian secret police and imprisoned as a dissident. The young wife lives with her mother-in-law (Lili Darvas) a sweet and magnetic woman appears to believe that her son has emigrated to America. Unable to do anything about her husband's imprisonment the daughter-in-law keeps the old woman's good cheer alive by concocting a series of letters from her husb

  • Hungarian Masters Box Set (3 Films) [DVD]Hungarian Masters Box Set (3 Films) | DVD | (21/06/2010) from £32.38   |  Saving you £-7.39 (-29.60%)   |  RRP £24.99

    Films include: Love (aka Szerelem) (1971): This tender black-and-white Hungarian drama takes place in the '50s. A woman's (Mari Torcsik) husband has been arrested by the Hungarian secret police and imprisoned as a dissident. The young wife lives with her mother-in-law (Lili Darvas) a sweet and magnetic woman appears to believe that her son has emigrated to America. Unable to do anything about her husband's imprisonment the daughter-in-law keeps the old woman's good cheer alive by concocting a series of letters from her husband wherein he does incredible and wonderful things...The role of the mother-in-law was played at the request of the director by octogenarian Lili Darvas the wife of the famous Hungarian playwright and novelist Ferenc Molnar. My Way Home (aka Igy Jottem) (1965): In the final days of WWII a seventeen-year-old boy wanders the countryside. He is captured by Soviet troops then released then captured once more and imprisoned at a remote barracks where he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Russian soldier. Diary For My Children (aka Naplo Gyermekeimnek) (1982): From one of the world's most accomplished women directors Meszaros' film connects the personal with the political by portraying the impact of individuals upon history and of historical forces upon individual lives. Poignant and autobiographical this is the first in her renowned 'Diary' trilogy.

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