Woyzeck (1994)






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Hungarian director Janos Szasz based this film on a famous 1837 German play, changing the alienated title character from a soldier to a railroad worker. Woyzeck (Lajos Kovacs) is a slovenly flag man in a Budapest railroad yard. At work he is harassed by his boss, an army captain who makes him run errands, shave him, and sweep the tracks constantly. At home he is cuckolded by his wife Marie (Diana Vacaru), who finds a policeman more exciting than her dull husband. Woyzeck's only friends are a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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On DVD: Mar 27, 2007



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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Time Out
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Chicago Reader
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June 5, 2001
AV Club
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Just as impressive as the look of the film are the performances.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Film Journal International

July 4, 2005

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