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      Mother

      2002 1h 40m Documentary List
      Reviews This documentary focuses on the filmmaker's mother, Alice Gimes, a Hungarian woman who fled to Switzerland after the Soviets invaded to crush the revolt in 1956. Although she and her husband, Miklós, an influential journalist, were both members of the Communist Party, Miklos initiated a reform movement that resulted in his execution by the Communist regime. This account of Alice's life includes an abundance of archival footage, illuminating the story of love disrupted by the forces of history. Read More Read Less
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      Synopsis This documentary focuses on the filmmaker's mother, Alice Gimes, a Hungarian woman who fled to Switzerland after the Soviets invaded to crush the revolt in 1956. Although she and her husband, Miklós, an influential journalist, were both members of the Communist Party, Miklos initiated a reform movement that resulted in his execution by the Communist regime. This account of Alice's life includes an abundance of archival footage, illuminating the story of love disrupted by the forces of history.
      Director
      Miklós Gimes
      Producer
      Miklós Gimes
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      German
      Runtime
      1h 40m