Ők Ketten (The Two of Them). 1977. Hungary. Directed by Márta Mészáros. Screenplay by József Balázs, Ildikó Kórody. With Marina Vlady, Jan Nowicki, Judit Meszléry, Zsuzsa Czinkóczi, Lili Monori, Magda Kohut, Vladimir Vysotsky. In Hungarian; English subtitles. 92 min.
The Hungarian writer-director Márta Mészáros, one of the great underappreciated filmmakers of the past half-century, is represented with the Hungarian National Film Archive’s new restoration of The Two of Them, Mészáros’s semi-documentary about the friendship between two women of different classes and their difficult marriages, starring the wonderful French actress Marina Vlady and the Russian singer-actor Vladimir Vysotsky.
New digital preservation courtesy the Hungarian National Film Fund – Film Archive.