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The story
56 drops of blood

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There are stories which can and must be told in every era. There are allegories which are important to us because they test our moral strength in every age and historical situation. The musical film
"56 Drops of Blood" is the story of Romeo and Juliet - in this case Robi and Juli - which starts in Hungary on October 23, 1956. Exiled to the periphery of the country, the characters of the film are young people for whom revolution is love, and love is revolution.


The story is set in a small community near the border, and provides a true cross-section of the terror in the 1950s. Regular clashes break out between the local state security forces and the young deportees. Following his belief, Friar Laurence, the young parish priest, does his best to end these conflicts, but he is unable to do so. His faith cannot stop the terror and the fear.
On October 23, 1956, the security forces organise a costume ball for the birthday of the daughter of the locally stationed Russian commander. The youths intend to cause trouble again, but their plan falls through as the ball comes to an abrupt end when news arrives of the outbreak of the revolution in the capital, Budapest. By this time Juli, daughter of the local security commander, and Robi, son of a deported actor from Budapest, have fallen in love with each other at the ball. Can the love of
these two young people on opposing sides be fulfilled amidst a revolution? Fate - the revolution - intervenes, and they both become innocent victims of the events. And in spite of all his efforts, Friar Laurence is unable to stop the bloodshed…
Laurence can't get over the trauma after the Russians quash the revolution. He blames his own inability to help for what has happened. Then, in a dream, he meets his own conscience, who finally makes him tell the entire story and confront his responsibility.
The varied music of the film, including its potential hits, is reminiscent of the spirit of the 1950s, as is the moving story.
Setting the spectacular story of Romeo and Juliet at the time of the 1956 Hungarian revolution is based on an idea by Tamás Pintér, who was also responsible for co-ordinating the stunt work. The book and lyrics of the stage play were written by Péter Horváth, and the screenplay was written by András Réz and Attila Bokor. The music was composed by Tamás Mihály, bassist and composer of the rock band Omega.
András Szalai H.S.C. was the director of photography and Zoltán Gulyás the production manager. The film was directed by Attila Bokor and produced by Endre Nagy.