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Hungary, 1963 (MIFF 1964)

Director: István Szabó

This a love poem to a young girl of Budapest . It discovers the beauty in every movement of the beloved, holds and eternalizes her passing smile, finds her everywhere, follows her moods.

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Square

István Szabó's short film about one of his favourite parts of his native Budapest complements his other short "City Map". ... More »

City Map

The never resting, constantly changing mood of a city. ... Grand Prix, Oberhausen. ... More »

LOVE FILM

A romantic, nostalgic film of a young man traversing time and distance to recapture a past love. ... On a train between Budapest and Paris, Jancsi relives through a series of flashbacks the period he ... More »

BUDAPEST TALES

A small group of homeless people in post-war Hungary are trying to reach Budapest on foot, when they come across an abandoned tram car After sheltering in the car during the night one of them notices ... More »

FATHER

"In 1966 he made Father about a boy's search for his dead father. A warm, tolerant humour is immediately visible in this film which developed into a gentle irony over Szabo's next ten years (a humour ... More »

LOVEFILM

"Szabo's concern for history could not be considered a political in the sense of providing a political perspective on Hungary. What he does show is how historical events and social convulsions affect ... More »

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