Ciné club

Wednesday 2 March 2016 at 20:00
CERN Council Chamber

Somewhere in Europe
(Valahol Európában)

Directed by Géza von Radványi
Hungary, 1948, 100 minutes

A band of runaways and orphans of the war scour the countryside in search of food and shelter. They invade and are then taken in by a musician and former concert pianist who is hiding out in a ruined castle. After the initial altercation between them the gang accepts his guidance and he wins their respect by protecting them from the elements. However, disgruntled townsfolk want to chase away the gang who has been - in their search for survival - laying waste to their crops. A battle ensues ending in the death of a little boy - and resolution.

Original version Hungarian ; English subtitles

Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 20:00
CERN Council Chamber

Hungarian Requiem
(Magyar rekviem)

Directed by Károly Makk
Hungary / Germany, 1990, 98 minutes

Set in Hungary during the 1957 war of independence, the film focuses on the lives of seven imprisoned men condemned to death.

Original version Hungarian; English subtitles

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