The District (Nyocker!)
The District (Nyocker!) (2004)

A group of teens from the wrong side of Budapest's tracks band together to make themselves rich by traveling back in time, burying a horde of mammoths under the city's streets, then returning to the present and drilling for oil. As… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 9, 2004
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A raucously fun cartoon that combines raunchiness, political satire and hip-hop to sometimes exhilarating effect.

Eddie Cockrell

Fifteen credited artists labored over the distinct animated style, a jerky collage in which cutouts of actors' heads are blended with animated bodies and surroundings; result is crude yet novel.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

There's so much going on in this animated Hungarian feature that if you don't have attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder going in, you may well develop it by the time you exit the theatre, and I mean that as a compliment.

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Matt Zoller Seitz
New York Times

The Hungarian cartoon feature The District! is a last-minute shoo-in for the title of 2007's most original animated film.

Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

Eye-popping as The District! is, the overarching geopolitical satire is a haphazardly lobbed grenade too dim-witted to be explosive.

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Luke Y. Thompson

This is simply the most ground-breaking movie I've seen all year.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

A tasty Hungarian goulash.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

By the time The District is over, one might not have a clear idea what the film is about in a singular sense. But as a free-associating spoof of the modernworld, it's a hoot.

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Christopher Brown
I've seen 2 Hungarian films in the last month, Taxidermia and this. The nicest thing I can say about this film is that it was interesting, but for a… More