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Director(s): János SzikoraHU109 min.2023
84%(28 ratings)
Accessibilitynot suitable for minors under 15 years of age
LanguagesHungarian (orig.)
SubtitlesEnglish, slovak
Black and white / colourcolor

Andrej Hadik – the Hungarian count and Austrian field marshal of Slovak origin – is associated with the expression "hussar stunt", which this general in the service of Empress Maria Theresa performed during the Seven Years' War (1756 – 1763) in which the struggle for the Austrian inheritance with King Frederick II of Prussia continued. On 16 October 1757, he secretly led his 3,500-strong hussars to the gates of Berlin and occupied this German capital, even collecting the considerable sum of 300,000 thalers. At the beginning of the film, Hadik fights with the Prussians for Silesia and heroically seizes the enemy's war plans and takes them to the headquarters. The Empress appreciates his daring act, and an allusion is made to kid gloves (the best ones were made in Berlin). This is not just a fashion accessory, however, as Frederick must be defeated and is currently in Thuringia, so the chance for a Berlin adventure is open. The Austrian generals will not dare such a feat, so Maria Theresa turns to Hadik. Her wish is an order to the loyal general. IMDb web trailer
Projection of Hadik at IFF Art Film 2023
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