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On Body and Soul (A Teströl és Lélekröl) (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Tender performances and a strong sense of style combine to create an eccentric, dreamy portrait of love and loneliness in On Body and Soul.

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Two introverted people find out by pure chance that they share the same dream every night. They are puzzled, incredulous, a bit frightened. As they hesitantly accept this strange coincidence, they try to recreate in broad daylight what happens in their dream.

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Cast

Ervin Nagy
as Sándor
Itala Bekes
as Zsóka, Cleaning Lady
Éva Bata
as Jen?'s Wife
Pál Mácsai
as Detective
Nóra Rainer-Micsinyei
as Sári, Slaughterhouse Worker
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Critic Reviews for On Body and Soul (A Teströl és Lélekröl)

All Critics (65) | Top Critics (5)

The plot mechanism that links these ideas and images is, we'll just say, grossly misjudged.

February 1, 2018 | Full Review…
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It's a slow, quiet and beautifully composed story about human connection, or more specifically, the difficulty in finding it.

September 26, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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Morcsányi endows his character with the sad, lived-in expression of a man resigned to his drab routine, but it's breakout talent Borbély who truly emerges as the movie's star.

February 24, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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A rich and strange tale of thwarted sexuality that takes a tad too long to get to the point.

February 10, 2017 | Full Review…

A determinedly eccentric but intermittently startling misfit romance that marks a singular return to feature filmmaking for Hungarian writer-director Ildikó Enyedi after an 18-year gap.

February 10, 2017 | Full Review…
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It's a love story and one of the most startling, original, and poised films of the year.

May 9, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for On Body and Soul (A Teströl és Lélekröl)

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With an exquisite direction, impeccable performances and an absolutely wonderful screenplay, this profoundly sensitive and unconventional love story uses a lot of humor to depict in a most irresistible way the discovery of love by two lonely, introspective people.

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