The Red and the White (1967)

The Red and the White (1967)

Released: 1967
Genre: Country, drama, Genre, hungary, war
Director: Miklós Jancsó
Starring: András Kozák, Tibor Molnár, József Madaras,
Run time: 90 min
IMDb: 7.6/10
Country: Hungary
Views: 199971

Synopsis

In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks’ defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other. Captives are executed or sent running naked into the woods. Neither side has a plan, and characters the camera picks out soon die. A White Cossack officer kills a Hungarian and is executed by his own superiors when he tries to rape a milkmaid. At the hospital, White officers order nurses into the woods, dressed in finery, to waltz. A nurse aids the Reds, then they accuse her of treason for following White orders. Red soldiers walk willingly, singing, into an overwhelming force. War seems chaotic and arbitrary.
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Public on December 30, 2020

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