R | | Drama, History, Romance
The venerable courtyard and house used as the Sonnenschein family home in the film is, in reality, the house where director István Szabó grew up.
Politics has made a mess of our lives.
When Ivan and Carole have a brief talk on the banks of the Danube near the bridge, we see evening traffic on the quay at the opposite side of the river, with a considerable amount of cars passing by, headlights on. There would not have been this amount of traffic in Budapest in the 1950s.
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