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The Father


In [[Feature~V136211~The Father~thefather]] (Apa), Hungarian filmmaker [[Performer~P113441~Istvan Szabo~istvánszabó]] invests a great deal of poetry and warmth in a story that, in lesser hands, might have become a wallow in bathos. After his father is killed in World War II, a young Hungarian boy named Tako concocts a fantasy image of the parent he never really knew. Convincing himself of his father's unstinting bravery, the boy grows into a man ([[Performer~P3558~Andras Balint~andrasbalint]]) who hopes...more