Approved | | Drama, Romance, War
A British woman trying to escape Hungary with her freedom fighter lover and a group of Westerners, as the Soviet Union moves to crush the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, finds herself the obsession of an enigmatic Communist officer.
This film was a flop at the box office, resulting in a loss to MGM of $905,000 ($7.8M in 2017) according to studio records.
Anything goes when people meet for the last time.
Diana Ashmore: What do you mean?
Major Surov: Go to any railway station - that's what I mean. You'll see people doing things they'd never do, ordinarily. They kiss, they cry, they wave. That's the sickness of our time: people ...
In the final scene, as the camera dollies back from Major Surov's jeep, a camera/equipment shadow is visible on the jeep's right front tire.
English, Russian, Hungarian
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