BUDAPESTI TAVASZ – SPRINGTIME IN BUDAPEST (1955) Director: Máriássy Félix Script: Karinthy Ferenc Music: Vincze Imre Cinematography: Thurzó Gábor Cast:  Gábor Miklós, Molnár Tibor, Gordon Zsuzsa Rajnay Gábor, Mezey Mária, Darvas Iván, Tarsoly Elemér Released just a decade after the liberation from Hungarian fascism, Máriássy’s BUDAPESTI TAVASZ is an important film in the context of Hungary’s film history. It’s the first in the period of 50’s films that challenged the still-fresh collective memory of the war. BUDAPESTI TAVASZ influenced many important films to follow it by the use of some stunning montage scenes and its painful memories that it recalled. The narrative, adapted by Karinthy Ferenc from his own novel, weaves a personal story of love and tragedy against the backdrop of a Hungary that was soon to be liberated. Karinthy uses this fatal relationship to remind viewers of their personal ties to the…