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The Tragedy of Man

Az ember tragédiája

Directed by Marcell Jankovics
Hungary, 2011


Jankovic’s adaptation of the eponymous play, is divided into multiple parts and depicts the creation and fall of Man throughout history.

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The Tragedy of Man Directed by Marcell Jankovics

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  • redux's rating of the film The Tragedy of Man

    An animated adaptation of Madách's faustian epic, worthy of respect for its sheer ambition. But the crude visuals and the obsessive accumulation of symbolism make it simultaneously under- and overwhelming. More regrettably, the director's right-wing convictions found too direct an expression in some episodes – the London scene going as far as serving up classic antisemitic tropes.

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