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The Maiden Danced to Death

Thu, 09 Feb 2012 22:09:58 EST by enikombasa, 5078 views

The Maiden Danced to Death

A full feature film by Endre Hules
2011
Hungary, Canada, Slovenia
Color, 100 min.
English, Hungarian

Thursday, April 26 at 6:00 PM

First showing in New York City by Special Arrangement

Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, New York 11201
Library Building - Room LLC 122

Attendance to the film is FREE for registered participants of the AHEA conference and students/staff of LIU. Others: $5 donation

Film introduction and after-film discussion: Kálmán Magyar, American Hungarian Folklore Centrum, NJ and Catherine Portuges, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Film details:
Writer/Director: Endre Hules
Producers: Gábor Garami, Michael Dobbin, Igor Pedicek
Cinematographers: Vilmos Zsigmond, Zoltán Honti
Choreographer: Zoltán Zsuráfszky
Composer/Music Director: Ferenc Kiss
Cast: Endre Hules, Bea Melkvi, Zsolt László, Emőke Zsigmond, Deborah Kara Unger, Stephen McHattie

Synopsis

There were two brothers - two dancers - in Communist Hungary. One defected, the other stuck it out. One gave his soul to commerce, the other to the Party. After twenty years, they meet again. And the dance begins.