"My Twentieth Century"
(Az en XX. Szazadom)
Directed by Ildik Enyedi
The paths of twin sisters, orphaned and
separated as young girls, parallel as the turn-of-the-century is rung in. The two women that once huddled
together as children in the public square, trying to keep each other warm, have led
dramatically different lives. One, a professional paramour and accomplished
thief, the other is a radical anarchist-feminist who is immersed in a plot to assassinate
the Minister of the Interior. Neither sister is aware of the other. A man who
desires Lili, the anarchist, encounters Dora, the temptress, believing her to be
Lili. He deduces the connection between the two women. Polish actress Dorothy Segda plays the dual roles of Lili and Dora, and also appears as their mother. Director, Ildik Enyedi's won the Camera d'Or at Cannes (1989) for My Twentieth Century,
her first feature film. Hungarian with English subtitles. 104 minutes.