Melodrama (1991)

Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - Hungary  |  
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Hungarian troops assisted the troops of the U.S.S.R. in suppressing the brief flowering of freedom which took place in Prague in 1968. In this story, Feri is a soldier with the Hungarian Army during that time. He has an adventure with Jula (a lovely young barmaid) while in Czechoslovakia and decides to bring her back to Hungary with him. However, that doesn't quite seem to fit his idea of what he wants, so he turns his tank around and heads to Vienna with it. This action is not viewed with favor by his superiors in the military, and he spends the next twenty years in prison. On his release, he discovers that Jula has had a son, Lali, and has married Tomka, one of his old buddies. When Feri comes visiting, waving a gun around, Tomka flees through the nearest window, and Feri and his newly discovered son Lali get acquainted while they search Budapest for the missing man.