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Film, Tue 30 Oct 2018

Tuesday Wonder: My 20th Century (Az én XX. Százado

Tuesday Wonder: My 20th Century (Az én XX. Százado


Ildikó Enyedi’s fairytale-like, unconventional Hungarian comedy drama presents a feminist counter-history of the 20th century, celebrating electricity, love, movies and the infinite possibilities of man and woman.

Born in Budapest, Lila (Dorotha Segda) and Dora (also Segda) are twin sisters who, after being orphaned in childhood, are adopted by two different families and separated. Purely by chance, they both book passage on the Orient Express on the same day, but while Dora is the mistress of a rich man, Lila has become a terrorist with intentions of blowing up the train.

The film earned Enyedi the Golden Camera award at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival, and deservedly so. It is a heady mix of wit and hilarious surrealism, which combined with gorgeous black and white cinematography, create a truly breath taking and unique cinematic experience.

Presented as part of Cinema Rediscovered on Tour, a Watershed project with support from BFI awarding funds from The National Lottery and the Hungarian National Film Archive.

DIRECTOR: Ildikó Enyedi
DETAILS: HU/DE/CU, 1989, 99mins, 15
STARRING: Dorota Segda, Oleg Yankovskiy, Paulus Manker
F-RATING: Yes (triple)
ASSOCIATION: Part of ‘Cinema Rediscovered on Tour’, a Watershed project with support from BFI, the National Lottery & the Hungarian National Film Archive.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)On-site light refreshments

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Dates Times
Tue 30 Oct 2018 19:30 to 00:00

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    Hyde Park Picture House


    Brudenell Road,
    LS6 1JD



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    Map reference: SE 283351  Lat: 53.81143 Long: -1.57168

    By Car
    From the city centre: Follow signs for A660 to Skipton (which after about a mile turns into Woodhouse Land). From north Leeds: Follow signs to A660 (Otley Road), Hyde Park is in between Headingley and Leeds city centre.

    By Bus
    From the city centre: The 56 runs frequently and stops right outside the cinema. Alternatively take the 1, 28, 95, 96, 97 or 97A and get off at Hyde Park Corner. Or thake the 18 or 18A and get off at Cardigan Road.

    By Train
    Take the train to Burley Park Station and take the Cardigan Road exit then follow directions to the cinema.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station


    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments