Synopsis by Kristie Hassen
Laszlo is a militant Communist who marries Judit, a woman freed from a concentration camp. All is well for the couple until Laszlo is arrested by Stalinists who wish to rid the country of supporters of the old party. He is gone for four years before he can return to Judit, but he finds that much has changed. Judit has been having an affair with a young and progressive writer and they find their marriage too strained. When the 1956 uprising occurs, the two find themselves to be on opposite sides of the struggle. This Hungarian drama was written and directed by Janos Hersko).
arrest, Communism, concentration-camp, extramarital-affair, imprisonment, love, marriage, writing