A young man has set enough money aside to live well without having to work for a while and spends his days riding cabs, flirting with ladies, and gambling on pinball games. This film follows his aimless days and nights.
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The seemingly naive carpe diem-esque slice-of-life following a day in the life of a spendthrift slacker spent in aimless drift through the streets of 70s Budapest reimagined as socialist Utopia marks the birth of probably the first antifilm in Hungary: a charming attempt at Godardian deconstruction of the prior social realist documentary conventions of the Budapest School.
The last of the no mohawks. Bresson-esque solitude and dreamlike hyperreality in the first Hungarian art-punk film. Debut feature of András Jeles, one of the most interesting directors you will ever be likely to come across. (The synopsis is way off, btw.)