Gloomy Sunday (1999)

Director
Rolf Schübel

Main cast
Erika Marozsán; Joachim Król; Ben Becker; Stefano Dionisi; András Bálint

Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romance

Description
Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, loved and then feared, for its melancholic melody triggers off a chain of suicides. The fragile balance of the erotic ménage à trois is sent off kilter when the German Hans goes and falls in love with Ilona as well.


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