Chico (film)

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Chico
Directed by Ibolya Fekete
Written by Ibolya Fekete
Starring Eduardo Rózsa Flores
Cinematography Mátyás Erdély
Antonio Farías
Nyika Jancsó
Edited by Anna Kornis
Production
company
Distributed by Hunnia Filmstúdió (all media)
Maxima Film (all media)
ZDF Enterprises (all media)
Release date
17 January 2002 (Hungary)
Running time
112 mins.
Country Germany
Croatia
Hungary
Chile
Language Spanish
Hungarian
Serbian
English

Chico is a 2001 Hungarian movie about the life of Eduardo Rózsa Flores.

Plot[edit]

The protagonist is a man who was born in Bolivia to a Hungarian immigrant. His family fled to Chile after a coup in Bolivia, and remained in Chile until the 1973 coup, after which they fled to Hungary. After coming of age in Hungary, Chico witnesses the Yugoslav wars in the 1990s.

Production[edit]

The Croatian Ministry of Defence subsidized the production of the movie.[1] Several Croatian actors had a part in the movie.[2]

Reception[edit]

At the 36th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the film was nominated for the Crystal Globe and Ibolya Fekete won the Best Director Award for it.[3][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ponoš, Tihomir (4 January 2011). "Bolivijski predsjednik Morales htio tužiti Hrvatsku zbog Chica" (in Croatian). Novi list. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Premec, Tina (17 April 2009). "'Zaljubio se u rakiju i kulen'" (in Croatian). Jutarnji list. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "History - 36th festival". kviff.com. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 

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