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Amid Rightward Turn Under Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Filmmakers Look to a ‘Heroic Past’

Click here to read the full article. On the outskirts of Budapest, a big-budget period drama is recreating the fateful day that sparked the Hungarian war of independence in 1848. Construction is underway at the state-owned Mafilm studio complex on a massive set that will stand in for the Hungarian capital in the 19th century. With 100-plus shooting days planned through September, director Balázs Lóth describes “Now or Never!” as “the most ambitious Hungarian film ever made.” That ambition is being matched by Hungary’s National Film Institute, which awarded “Now or Never!” a $12.5 million production grant — the largest amount...
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Budapest, May 17 (SocialNews.XYZ) Viktor Orban took the oath of office for the fifth time as Prime Minister of Hungary. Addressing Parliament on Monday, the 58-year-old warned that difficult times lay ahead, noting the decade began with the Covid-19 pandemic and continued with the Russia-Ukraine war, reports Xinhua news agency.
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