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The Investigator (2008)

A nyomozó (original title)
Badly needing money for the treatment of his ill mother, pathologist Tibor Malkáv accepts the proposition of a stranger to murder someone he doesn't know a thing about.

Director:

Attila Gigor (as Attila Galambos)

Writer:

Attila Gigor (screenplay) (as Attila Galambos)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Zsolt Anger Zsolt Anger ... Malkáv
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
András Márton Baló András Márton Baló ... Mehtar ben Jaron
Péter Blaskó Péter Blaskó ... Artúr Kertész
Csaba Czene ... Köpcös
Kata Farkas Kata Farkas ... Business woman
Tamás Fodor Tamás Fodor ... Antiquarian Bookseller
István Juhász István Juhász ... Schwartz, inspector
Zsuzsa Járó Zsuzsa Járó ... Secretary
Ilona Kassai Ilona Kassai ... Malkáv's mother
Éva Kerekes Éva Kerekes ... Ágnes Kertész
Réka Kiss Réka Kiss ... Girl on bicycle
Judit Lax ... Nurse
Helga Mandel Helga Mandel ... Notary
Júlia Nagy Júlia Nagy ... Evike's mother
Ferenc Pusztai ... József Szemben
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Storyline

Badly needing money for the treatment of his ill mother, pathologist Tibor Malkáv accepts the proposition of a stranger to murder someone he doesn't know a thing about.

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Country:

Hungary | Sweden | Ireland

Language:

Hungarian | English | French

Release Date:

2 October 2008 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

HUF130,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$88,973
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Küklopsz: That's him. Chinaman, let me introduce Ferenc Szirmai. Memorize his face and then stop staring or he'll think we're up to no good.
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Irritating,bad comedy
25 August 2009 | by board-5See all my reviews

This movie starts with old,used jokes,staged as original elements of a crime-thriller-comedy.Used 100-years old characters,bad acting,dialogs like a 10 years old,but popular classmate trying he's skills at the movie makers tea party,after some movie history lesson.

But I'am happy the creators this time does not try harder,cause the basic material is not able to say something new.

Main character is not new,the creators know this,and this is why they can not focus to the character,and they create rather a shallow story around him,for me personally this is not a smart help,but if you are not interested in these serious things,maybe you will be entertained by this.

3/10


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