Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
In this Hungarian melodrama, Semjen recently freed from a Nazi concentration camp destroyed by Russian tanks marries her idealistic sweetheart Sinkovits. Initially, they are very happy. But then her husband is locked up by the Stalinists. The pragmatic Semjen then reunites with Sztankai, her childhood love. He is now a proletarian poet. Many years pass; Sinkovits is finally freed. Unfortunately, he and his wife have drifted apart. The year is 1956 as Russian tanks rumble through Hungary. Semjen begins to remember the times she shared with Sinkovits after she was freed. She returns to him and they begin building a worker's paradise in their homeland.
concentration-camp, liberation, love, love-triangle, marriage, MIA (Missing in Action), Nazism, oppression, poet, rescue