Whopping Cough

The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children comes the understanding that something terrible is happening. Disappearing relatives, friends, and even killed some. Tips sent an army to put down the counterrevolutionary rebellion.
  • Original title: Szamárköhögés
  • Director: Péter Gárdos
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  • Prizes: Gold Hugo Award, Chicago International Film Festival, 1987 Silves Dolphin, Best Director Award, Festróia Tróija International Film Festival, 1988 Best Film, Lucas International Festival of Films for Children and Young People, 1987 Fipresci Prize, Montreal World Film Festival, 1987
  • Length: 91 min
  • Screening times: Oct 21 8 pm CHB (free entry)
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  • IMDB: imdb link