- 1 hr 38 min
Father is a 1966 Hungarian drama. It was written and directed by Istvan Szabo. The movie turned Szabo into a major international director. It won the Grand Prix award at the 5th Moscow International Film Festival. Father came in at number 11 on a list of the best 12 Hungarian films on a 2000 poll of Hungarian film critics. The story is a coming of age story. The main character, Tako, is forced to cope with the death of his father who died in 1945. The film is set in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution. .Tako is left with vague memories of his father . He is inspired by his girlfriend Anni to find out the truth about his father and his father’s role in World War II.