Adoption
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The film zeroes in on two women: Kata, older and widowed, and Anna, a downtrodden young women kept in a children's institution by her unloving parents. Her own sense of self-value strengthened by an unhappy love affair (she realizes that all fault lay with the man), Kata helps free Anna from her family's influence. Anna gets married, while Kata adopts a child from the institution where Anna had previously dwelled. A winner of several film awards in its country of origin, The Adoption was directed by Marta Meszaros, the wife of renowned Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso. ~ Hal Erickson,… More

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"This is a powerful and well-made film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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