Gloomy Sunday

Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, loved and then feared, for its melancholic melody triggers off a chain of suicides. The fragile balance of the erotic ménage à trois is sent off kilter when the German Hans goes and falls in love with Ilona as well.

Original title:
Ein Lied von Liebe und Tod
Year:
1999
Length:
112 minutes
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Shown at

  1. 10th Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  2. 10th Annual Jewish Cinema South - 2011
  3. 20th Annual East Bay Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  4. 21st Annual International Jewish Film Festival (Eastern Connecticut) - 2015
  5. 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  6. 8th Annual JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  7. Farthest North Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  8. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2015

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