A HUNGARIAN FAIRY TALE (Gyula Gazdag, 1987)

Hol volt, hol nem volt—literally, It Happened, It Didn’t Happen, but bluntly, misleadingly called A Hungarian Fairy Tale in the U.S.—proceeds ambiguously: the viewer often cannot tell what events are objectively real or some character’s imagining, and oftentimes a follow-up scene that appears to resolve the matter actually extends the ambiguity. Gyula Gazdag and Miklós […]