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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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This film, by Hungarian director Istvan Szabo, won the major prize at the 1974 Locarno festival. As the title might indicate, the film deals with the inhabitants of an apartment building in Budapest ... More »

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25 Fireman's Street tells the tale of a house being demolished and as the house crumbles, a century of Hungarian history unfolds. Szabo sketched his original concept for this intricate film: "One ... More »

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"The next two films are free of lead actors and are about constellations within the group. In 25 Fireman's Street, the house is the star; in Budapest Tales, the trolley car. 25 Fireman's Street tells ... 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 »

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