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The Forgotten Faces 15 rating

A gripping newsreel style account of the 1956 peoples' uprising in Hungary directed by celebrated innovator of the docudrama form, Peter Watkins.

Documentary drama 1961 19 mins

Director: Peter Watkins

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Overview

A gripping, expertly crafted newsreel style account of the 1956 peoples' uprising in Hungary directed by celebrated innovator of the docudrama form, Peter Watkins. A low-budget, amateur production, The Forgotten Faces convincingly and meticulously reconstructs the events from Budapest on nothing more than the backstreets of Canterbury.

This title is also available on the DVD/Blu-ray 'Privilege' in the BFI Flipside collection.

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