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still from Sátántangó (Béla Tarr, HU 1994)

Sátántangó

Sátántangó

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Béla Tarr / HU, DE, CH, 1994 / 439 min.

This symphony in black and white is a triumph of visual storytelling. Béla Tarr’s seven-and-a half-hour magnum opus follows the inhabitants of a Hungarian village after the fall of Communism. Alcohol, more alcohol and the rumour that the dead have risen seize the minds of the villagers. Eye has re-released the master filmmaker’s classic.

poster Sátántangó (Béla Tarr, HU 1994)

Tarr made his trilogy Satan’s Tango, Damnation (1988) and Werckmeister harmóniák (2000) in collaboration with the Hungarian novelist and screenwriter László Krasznahorkai.

‘A dark, funny, apocalyptic allegory’ (Variety).

Details

Director

Béla Tarr

Production year

1994

Country

HU, DE, CH

Original title

Sátántangó

Length

439 min.

Language

Hungarian

Subtitles

ENG or NLD

Format

DCP

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still from Sátántangó (Béla Tarr, HU 1994)
still from Sátántangó (Béla Tarr, HU 1994)

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