The Witness

The Witness

Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' takes place during the height of the Rákosi Era, which was closely modeled after the ruthless and brutal Stalin regime. The film follows the life of an ordinary dike keeper, József Pelikán, who has been caught for illegally slaughtering his pig, Dezsõ. Instead of doing hard time for his "heinous" crime, Pelikán is elevated into an important position, generally reserved for the communist elite. His new benefactor, the mysterious Comrade Virág, is reluctant to reveal the real reason behind Pelikán's preferential treatment. Thus, begins Pelikán's hilarious adventure deep within the "sophisticated" communist society... Until one day, when he gets called for to return the "favour" by falsely testifying against his long-time friend in a mock-up show trial.

Banned for over a decade for its outspoken criticism of the post-WWII communist regime in Hungary, Péter Bacsó's 'The Witness' has since then achieved unparalleled cult status in its native... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki

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Junaid A (es) wrote: Very Funny. Everybody is talking about this Punjabi movie since its release.... and they are talking about it right.

Jason K (au) wrote: Very Disappointing For an Ice age film

Zoey B (br) wrote: I love it best movie miley ever made!!

Grant K (fr) wrote: Required viewing for anyone who cares about the state of humanity in a globalized world.

Bill P (es) wrote: Gratuitous booby shots couldn't save this movie.

Ikyatha Y (us) wrote: This tale of a simple village boy who dreams of making it into the Indian cricket team moves away from focussing on his disability, and rather treats him like a boy wanting to pursue his dreams, that's where lies the beauty of this tale. Shreyas Talpade fits in perfectly, shweta prasad(his sister) gives a superb performance and Naseeruddin shah is God in this movie!

Riannan S (ca) wrote: An interesting movie that not everyone will like but I highly enjoyed it.

John O (gb) wrote: The third movie hmmm not as good as the first two movies Explosions and more visual effects Plot a bit different to the past two movies Creature makeup has slight improvement Worth watching if you enjoyed the first two movies Special NoteHellraiser preformed by Motrhead and the end credits

Stu C (kr) wrote: A wonderful, family friendly movie that sees Benji harness a protective instinct over the cougar cubs he could easily abandon, but instead chooses to protect them and eventually lead them to safety!

Becca W (jp) wrote: Don't miss this early Verhoeven classic.

Private U (ca) wrote: I just like the cheerful Larry Adler harmonica music.

Kurek A (ag) wrote: I find it pitiful that critics, most of who have no talent themselves, can write such tripe when reviewing films. They feel they have to pay out on others to make themselves feel good about themselves. Losers!"Reach Me" is a very enjoyable, interesting and touching film. I have been a huge fan of John Herzfeld's work for 30 years. His body of work is amazing and diverse. John's work has launched the careers of a bunch off huge stars. Stallone said, working with John was one of the highlights of his career. You don't get an all star cast like there are in "Reach me" if it wasn't a quality film.Watch this film for yourself, and afterwards you will make the decision to never read another critics review ever again. Personally, I'm disgusted by their lack of ethics and professionalism. John, Congratulations and keep on doing what you do so great, writing and directing quality films.

Jeffrey Y (fr) wrote: Surprising good movie. Some cheesy parts but the main characters were excellent, thoroughly drawn, and engaging.