Two years after the publication of Ballad of the Whiskey Robber, Julian Rubinstein makes his 14th visit to the prison in Satoraljaujely, Hungary to visit Attila Ambrus.Filmed by Nina Davenport.
The Whiskey Robber
A collection of never seen video from Hungary of Attila Ambrus, the so-called "modern day Robin Hood." A native of Transylvania, Attila became a national hero in Hungary known as the "Whiskey Robber" during the post-communist 1990s by knocking off 29 banks in outrageous fashion, handing flowers to tellers and never hurting anyone. He also worked as an animal pelt smuggler, a gravedigger and, for a few years as the Zamboni driver for the nation's biggest pro hockey team.
Julian Rubinstein performs Ballad of the Whiskey Robber
In association with the Cologne Theater, Julian Rubinstein performs "Ballad of the Whiskey Robber," based on his book. Recorded live at the LitCologne festival, Cologne, Germany, 2007..
Cologne Theater performs Ballad of the Whiskey Robber
Clip from the reading/performance by the Cologne Theater of Ballad of the Whiskey Robber, recorded live at LitCologne, Germany, 2007.
Julian Rubinstein visits Attila Ambrus in Prison
Attila Ambrus (aka the Whiskey Robber) asks documentary filmmaker Nina Davenport on a date.