About the film
hungary college protest rebellion long take confrontation hungarian
Release Date: February 06, 1969
|Production Companies||:||MAFILM Stúdió 1|
|Writers||:||Miklós Jancsó, Gyula Hernádi|
Paralleling the dramatic student protests and riots that were exploding across the world in the 1960s at the time the film was made, The Confrontation is a story of protest and rebellion in 1947 Hungary when the Communist Party have just taken power. Jancsó's first colour film is another virtuoso display by a director at the peak of his powers, and eloquently explores the complex issues and inherent problems of revolutionary democracy.