By Gergely FONYO

HUNGARICOM LTD. - as SALES All rights, World

Musical - Completed 2009

At a time when everybody else would like to escape to the West an adolescent boy returns home to Hungary from America to spread rock’n’roll.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Musical
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 109 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gergely FONYO
    • Writer(s)
    • István TASNÁDI
    • Producer(s)
    • Adam NEMÉNYI (Next Station)
    • Synopsis
    • Miklós Fenyő's parents returned to Communist Hungary in the mid sixties – when everyone else was fleeing to the West. For young Miki, arriving from America sporting a Hawaiian shirt, a perfect quiff and a rebellious streak, life under dictatorship was going to be tough.
      Miki's old friends don't know what to make of his outrageous clothes, flawless American accent and collection of original Buddy Holly 45s. His childhood sweetheart is cold and distant while local tough guy Röné is unmoved by the challenger to his rock 'n' roll crown.
      But that's not all. When the authorities see the effect Miki's gyrating hips and lewd music have on teenage girls, they won't stand for it. His father's job is on the line, and, for the first time, Miki must play by the rules.
      He has no choice but to enter the local talent show – and the rest is rock 'n' roll history.