Dollybirds Poster

Release Date: February 20th, 1997

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
In Communist Hungary in the summer of 1962, teenage Attila (Sándor Almási) learns of a talent competition in which first prize is a rare and highly coveted trip to the other side of the Iron Curtain to attend an international youth convention in Helsinki. Although most of Attila's friends are equally desperate to win the prize, he has a particular will to succeed: his beloved girlfriend and her family managed to escape to Canada, and, if he wins the contest, he can defect and join her.

Cast: Janos Galvolgyi, Sándor Almási, Anita Toth, Gábor Reviczky, Eva Igo, Ildikó Tóth, Kristof Nemeth, Natalia Nagy

Director: Péter Tímár

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: MMA

Distributors: Budapest Film Rt.

Keywords: Competition, Love, Quest, Growing up, Mother, Lighthearted, Witty, 1960s, Escape, Girlfriend