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Alombrigad

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This film by writer/director Andras Jeles was completed in 1983 but not show until several years later. It tells the story of a "worker's brigade" attempting to produce a play by a Soviet writer for the Hungarian stage. Their conversations about censorship and brutal law enforcement may have had something to do with the difficulty Alombrigad had being released. There are also many side discussions about the nature of the arts and entertainment in a socialist state, making this a heady but dense brew...more

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