• Taxidermia (2006)

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Release Date: August 14th, 2009

DVD Release Date: April 6th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Set over three generations and beginning with Morosgoványi Vendel, a sexually frustrated orderly during the war who relieves his tensions in the most outlandish, gross ways. The result of his liaison is Balatony Kálmán, a glutton who grows up to be a champion speed eater. He produces a child, Balatony Lajoska who becomes obsessed with taxidermy.

Cast: Marc Bischoff, Gábor Máté, Gerg? Trócsányi, Piroska Molnár, Csaba Czene, Zoltan Koppany, István Gyuricza, Géza Hegedüs D.

Director: Gyorgy Palfi

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Regent Releasing

Ratings & Reviews

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  • For a film so pessimistic about mankind, Taxidermia erupts with some light-hearted technical inspiration: Cinematographer Gergely Poharnok's compositions are wickedly hilarious, while production designer Adrien Asztalos' concoctions are peculiarly gross. show more

  • Only for fans of the bizarre and certainly not for those with even a faintly weak stomach. But for those meeting both qualifications: Welcome to a devious little nightmare. show more

  • Despite its stomach-turning images (and maybe because of), it is a daring, provocative work by a talented helmer who gets off pushing the envelope. He should be supported, no matter how outlandish he gets. show more

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