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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
After years of abusive gymnastics training in Hungary, gifted gymnast Miklos Dongo (Zoltan Miklos Hajdu) makes his way to Canada where he trains young students in his craft. However, Miklos is forced to train an impetuous young wunderkind, Kyle (Kyle Shewfelt), as punishment for striking one of his students. His growing bond with his young pupil is interspersed with flashbacks from his life, culminating in a competition in which student and teacher compete against one another.

Cast: Zoltan Miklos Hajdu , Gheorghe Dinica , Kyle Shewfelt ,

Director: Szabolcs Hajdu

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

White Palms (Feher Tenyer) (2006)

Release Date: June 20th, 2007|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • The film's climax, which cuts back and forth between the 16-year-old Dongo (Silas Radies, whose younger brother plays Dongo as a ten year old) making his dangerous debut with the fly-by-night Aurora Circus and the 2002 competition that takes him back to Hungary for the first time in years is nothing short of riveting. show more

  • The term "sports film" doesn't do justice to the director Szabolcs Hajdu's movie White Palms, a punishing, beautiful drama. show more

  • The bulk of White Palms--and the more riveting, grim storyline--is seen in flashback to the early 1980s. show more

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