A fascinating and hard-hitting adaptation of the controversial first novel by Hungarian writer Agota Kristof about 13-year-old twins forced to spend the last years of the Second World War with their cruel grandmother somewhere near the Hungarian border.
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Impressive in it's fresh and poetic approach to a musing on violence, cruelty and survival A nagy füzet is at times difficult to watch but provides much food for thought. I found the digital aesthetic and CG effects disconnecting from the reality but was pleasantly surprised by some of the later narrative turns in particular with Grandma. Worth a watch. 3.5 stars
Oh this movie haunted me. I didnt expect to be so brutal like this. You may expect some sweetness in WWW movies when there are kids on it, but this one gets a dark level,as you ve never seen before. And shows how war can destroy even the child s innocence.