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Immortality

Hungary, 1959 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Miklós Jancsó

This film was made in memory of the noted Hungarian sculptor, Gyorgy Goldmann. Award: Best Art-film, San Francisco Festival.

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THE ROUND-UP

Hungary, 1966
The action of the film takes place in the years after the collapse of the 1848 Revolution against the Hapsburgs. Its anti-heroes are a group of impoverished Hungarian peasants who, after defeat, cont… More »

SILENCE AND CRY

Hungary
After the first Communist revolution in Hungary in 1919, soldiers of the Red Army are in hiding from government patrols. One of them is sheltered by a farmer who is suspicious of him. His wife and si… More »

THE TYRANT'S HEART

Hungary, 1981
The elliptical/emblematic/symbolic films of Miklos Jancso have always exerted a fascination for festival-goers. His latest film again employs the techniques he has developed — elaborately styli… More »

CANTATA

Hungary, 1963
A young surgeon feels his life has come to an impasse. The deeply humane feelings of an elder colleague make apparent to him the emptiness of his own existence. He recognizes that his concern for hum… More »

MY WAY HOME

Hungary, 1964
This film was made by Miklds Jancso in 1964. before his early masterpiece, The Round-up; and he has said that My Way Home is autobiographical in feeling, if not in fact. It is set in the spring of 19… More »

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