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Directed by : Istvan SZABO


Jury Prize , 1985


Our film relating the story of Colonel Redl was not made on the basis of historical documents. It is the product of our imagination inspired by history. It is not the true story of Colonel Redl, simply one version and the most probable one of the personal history of people who had similar fates which have been made publicly known in variety of different ways. Here too, like every story, we show a version of the fight for the feeling of security. Alfred Redl thinks that he can only achieve the security he desires so much if he becomes somebody else, if he makes his own true self disappear, together with everything that reminds him and himself because he feels ashamed of himself and his race. The everyday betrayals which he carries out become more and more compelling - he betrays his family,


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