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July film guide in English

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  • Kessler Gretchen

7/6/2020 2:20 PM

Grab the popcorn, the July English-friendly movie guide is here, the first of the summer! Cinemas around the city are reopening, including the screening of films with English audio or subtitles. Here’s what’s showing and where.

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Bloodshot

1/6

109 minutes

Action

Language
: English without subtitles

Showing at
: Allee, Arena


Vin Diesel plays Ray Garrison, an exceptional soldier who is killed and brought back to life with special powers by an elite team. He must fight between what is real, and what his re-animators are planting in his brain in order to carry out their own agenda.

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Swallow

2/6

94 minutes

Thriller, horror-drama
 
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles
 
Showing at: Puskin, Toldi, Művész

Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.

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It Must Be Heaven

3/6

102 minutes

Comedy

Language
: English, with Arabic, French, Hebrew and Spanish; subtitles only in Hungarian

Showing at: Művész

Elijah escapes Palestine in search of another homeland, only to rediscover the Palestine he left behind. The promise of a new life leads to a series of comedy mistakes: wherever Elia travels from Paris to New York, something always reminds her of her homeland. Multi-award winning director Elia Suleiman has shot a comic identity-seeking film about belonging, in which she asks the most important question: where is the place we can truly call our home?

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The Citizen

4/6

109 minutes

Drama

Language
: Hungarian with English subtitles

Showing at
: Kino

Wilson, a black man in his late fifties, has been living as a refugee in Hungary for years. He works as a security guard in Budapest and his main desire is to acquire Hungarian citizenship, but he keeps failing the exams that are required for his application. In preparing for the next exam, he is helped by Mari, a Hungarian woman of roughly the same age who is a history teacher. Unexpectedly the teacher and her pupil start to develop deep affection towards each other.

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Emma

5/6

124 minutes

Comedy-drama

Language
: showings in English and Hungarian

Showing at
: Corvin, Puskin, Művész, Tabán, Kino

In 1800s' England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends. BAFTA winner Anya Taylor-Joy plays the lead role in the latest screen adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.

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Sorry We Missed You

6/6

101 minutes

Drama

Showing at
: Puskin

Language
: English with Hungarian subtitles


Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self-employed delivery driver. Ken Loach's most recent entry at Cannes – and, at 84, surely the great director's last.

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