The Undesirable / A Tolonc
Hungary 1914

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directed by Michael Curtiz, drama, 67 min, eng subtitles, 12+

Wednesday 18.10.2017 - 20.30, Cinémathèque

The film is the adaptation of the story of an unjustly expelled Hungarian maid, a folk play by Hungarian playwright Ede Tóth. Betty is brought up by her uncle in the countryside and after his death she moves to the city and finds a job as a maid. Nick, the eldest son of the family falls in love with her. However, Nick's mother throws Betty out, accusing her of theft… One of the many lost films of Hungary’s golden age of silent film, which was found in a basement in New York. With live music by Semi-Invented Trio.

The film is the adaptation of the story of an unjustly expelled Hungarian maid, a folk play by Hungarian playwright Ede Tóth. Betty is brought up by her uncle in the countryside and after his death she moves to the city and finds a job as a maid. Nick, the eldest son of the family falls in love with her. However, Nick's mother throws Betty out, accusing her of theft… One of the many lost films of Hungary’s golden age of silent film, which was found in a basement in New York. With live music by Semi-Invented Trio.