Fényes Szelek (The confrontation)

Fényes Szelek
Hungary. 80 min. 1969. History.
Cast: Andrea Drahota, Kati Kovács, Lajos Balázsovits.

Venue :  Spanish Film Institute
29 may Friday.  21.40

This is Jancso’s first film in colour—muted, dusky colour punctuated by the vivid red of a boy’s shirt and of a streaming banner, with its suggestion of Hungarian bloodshed. It tells the story of protest and rebellion in 1947 Hungary where the Communist Party had taken power.