The Revolt of Job (1983)

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The Revolt of Job (1983)
Jób lázadása (original title)

Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Job and Roza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary.
Hungary
IMDb   7.6 /10
TheMovieDb    6.6 /10
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Creators
Director Imre Gyöngyössy
Director Barna Kabay
Writer Imre Gyöngyössy
Writer Katalin Gyöngyössy
Writer Barna Kabay
Writer Katalin Petényi
Information
Release Date1983-12-01
Runtime1h 38mins
GenreDrama
Content Rating
AwardsNominated for 1 Oscar.
CompanyMAFILM Társulás Stúdió, Macropolis, Magyar Televízió Müvelödési Föszerkesztöség (MTV) (I)
CountryHungary
LanguageHungarian
Róza, Jób felesége
Heinrich Starhemberg
Heinrich Starhemberg
Rabbi (as Henry Gregor)
István Verebes
István Verebes
Rabbi (voice)
Léticia Cano
Léticia Cano
Ilka
Nóra Görbe
Nóra Görbe
Ilka (voice)
András Ambrus
András Ambrus
Ügyvéd
Iván Angelusz
Iván Angelusz
Péter Blaskó
Péter Blaskó
Fiatal szomszéd
Laura Bökönyi
Laura Bökönyi
Léda Forgó
Léda Forgó
Lackó játszótársa

The Revolt of Job

The Revolt of Job (Hungarian: Jób lázadása) is a 1983 Hungarian film directed by Imre Gyöngyössy and Barna Kabay. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Lackó is a Hungarian orphan whom a Jewish couple adopts. He lives with the family until the Nazis take the parents away.

Hungary, 1943. An elderly Jewish couple, Jób and Róza, adopt an unruly non-Jewish child (Lackó) to whom they intend to pass on their wealth and knowledge before Nazi oppression engulfs Hungary.

Attending the film's opening in New York City, Gyöngyössy said that he intended the movie "as a message not only between generations but between nations".


Cast

  • Ferenc Zenthe (Jób)
  • Hédi Temessy (Róza)
  • Péter Rudolf (Jani)
  • Léticia Cano (Ilka)
  • István Verebes (Rabbi hangja)
  • László Gálffi (Cirkuszos)
  • Gábor Fehér (Lackó)
  • Nóra Görbe (Ilka hangja)
  • András Ambrus (Ügyvéd)
  • Sándor Oszter (Árvaház igazgatója)
  • Péter Blaskó (Fiatal szomszéd)
  • Flóra Kádár