Movie Night: “Saint Peter’s Umbrella”
Friday, May 24, 2019 / 19:00 - 20:30
1958 comedy, 94 min
(in Hungarian, unfortunately no subtitles are available)
Based on Kálmán Mikszáth’s famous roman bearing the same title.
Screenplay by Frigyes Bán.
Directed by Frigyes Bán and Vladislav Pavlovič.
Pál Grigorics wants to leave his tremendous wealth to his son, but he is afraid his greedy siblings would try to steal it, so he hides a large cheque inside the handle of an old umbrella – without telling his son! After an auction following his death, the umbrella dissapears. His son, György Wibra György becomes a lawyer, stumbles upon the secret, and searches for the valuable object, only to find something different than what he expects.
Cast: Sándor Pécsi, Mari Törőcsik, István Egri, Irén Psota, Márta Fónay, László Márkus, and many others.
Admission is free.