Just Like America (1987)

Run Time - 113 min.  |   Countries - Hungary, USA  |  
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It is never clear whether Frigyes is indifferent or just confused when, shortly after emigrating to New York City from Hungary, he leaves his family for the pleasures and gratifications of being a street bum. But as time goes by, it is clear that, if he wasn't confused to start with, he is now. A series of adventures with other drifters reach a dramatic conclusion when some thugs murder one of them, but Frigyes himself is rescued by his father-in-law. Despite the fact that his in-law is fresh off the boat, as it were, he is somehow able to track down the by-now stunned and hapless Frigyes amid the endless streets and avenues of the Big Apple.