Music Box

  • Dir: Costa-Gavras

  • USA, 1989, 124minmins, 35mm

  • Cast: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest

American lawyer Anne Talbot (Jessica Lange) is shocked when her immigrant father is accused of another life as a Hungarian monster who tortured and murdered Hungarian Jews, Roma and others in World War II. Choosing to defend him, Anne accepts his contention that all of this is a communist plot, despite the horrific data and witness accusations growing against him. Only on a court trip to Budapest itself does the complex, awful truth begin to emerge.

1990 Berlin International Film Festival, Golden Bear for Best Film


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