Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents, human and animal, of a small rural community in Hungary. While most of the film is a series of vignettes, there is a sinister and often barely perceptible subplot involving murder.
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I noticed the subplot quite late because I was immersed into a feeling of astonishment. Hukkle is another example for us not needing dialogue to enjoy a film. Time experience, characters and landscape can be just as satisfying.
Beautifully shot, ambitiously conceived, and organically delivered in such a pleasing manner that you hardly notice there are no words spoken during the entire film. Hukkle takes us deep into a deceptively simple world driven by intricate attention to sound and detail.
To be honest as per below i too didn't notice the loosely threaded plot as i was completely immersed in one of the most uniquely stunning cinematic experiences ive yet encountered. Tis a vastly unique feast of sonic wonderlands mixed with ants eye views wrapped up in hiccuping old men sat on benches. With not one word of dialogue this film really marvels at the amazingness of the ordinary wee things! Stunning!
I love this movie! I watched/analyzed it in class and it still goes to show that a good story can be told without dialogue and emotions can be manipulated (in a good way) as a viewer. Thank you so much for the brilliance.
Atractivo filme, en principio, encaminado a la asociación hombre/naturaleza. Palfi fabrica una serie de planos secuencia con una habilidad lúdica. Todo se contempla a la fascinación visual y sonora, hasta que de pronto algo rompe esa tranquilidad."Hukkle" cerca a la mitad se pasa de un género casi documental al thriller. De pronto el minimalismo es ultrajado por secuencias casi absurdas.Es un género casi experimental