Vörös Colibri (1995)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Hungary, Italy  |  
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This romantic thriller follows the exploits of a single mother who assists a handsome Ukranian refugee and finds nothing but trouble. Anna supports her 8-year old daughter by driving a cab. One day she observes an armed robbery at a service station. Both of the robbers are Ukranian refugees. One of them is Andrei whom Anna helps escape. Andrei claims to be a ballet dancer who came to Budapest to look for work. Anna takes him in; they become lovers. Soon he finds a job at a sleazy strip club, the Red Colibri. The club is owned by Ukrainians at least one of whom is a gangster. Anna becomes involved with the strippers and the club's owner and resident gangster. Trouble ensues as Anna gets more deeply involved.

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ballet-dance, decadence, gangster, refugee, robbery, romance