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Matt the Gooseboy (1977)
"Lúdas Matyi" (original title)

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Complete credited cast:
András Kern ...
Lúdas Matyi (voice)
Péter Geszti ...
László Csákányi ...
Döbrögi (voice)
Gábor Agárdi ...
Ispán (voice)
Antal Farkas ...
Fõhajdú (voice)
László Csurka ...
Hajdú I. (voice)
Gellért Raksányi ...
Hajdú II. (voice)
Sándor Suka ...
Puskatöltögetõ (voice)
Hilda Gobbi ...
Biri néni (voice)
László Inke ...
Gyógykovács (voice)
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The original story was written by Mihály Fazekas in 1816. The story is known to more than 20% of the Hungarian population. See more »

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Old tale about the poor boy and the rich lord
1 July 2003 | by (Törökbálint, Hungary) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most well-known children's story in the Hungarian literature, the original goes back to 1816 by Mihály Fazekas. It's not just a well drawn, cute story of the poor boy who suffers great unjust from the rich lord, and gets big (and funny) revenge, but the whole movie flows on beautifully selected music which really gives a special feel to it. Unfortunately, as almost always happens with animated movies, it's only best when listening to the original voices, so non-Hungarians lose here some of the beauty. (DVD release did a fair job on translating the voices to English.) If you want to break free from the Hollywood-style "flashy tricks, simple story, pop music" animations then check this by all means. Recommended.


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