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Whooping Cough


Directed by Péter Gárdos
Hungary, 1987


A 10-year-old Hungarian boy and his grandmother cope with the bloody Budapest uprising of 1956 that led to the Soviet takeover of the country. When the October battles begin, the boy and his family are forced to remain in their homes.

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Whooping Cough Directed by Péter Gárdos

Awards & Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

Montréal World Film Festival

1987 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

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