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The Cedars of Lebanon

Hungary, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Programme 31)

Director: Ferenc Olasz

The film presents the two most well-known paintings, "The Lonely Cedar" and "Pilgrimage to the Cedar Tree" by the famous Hungarian painter, Csontváry.

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Church of the Holy Trinity

Hungary, 1977
The church of the West Hungarian town of Velemer was built at the beginning of the 14th Century, and was decorated by frescoes. Some of these still survive, and the film gives, without narration, an … More »

Csontváry

Hungary, 1977
Tivadar Csontvary Kosztka (1853-1919), a highly individual Hungarian artist, took up painting at the age of 41. He developed an individual style and a personal symbolism that became appreciated only … More »

Wooden Grave-Posts

Hungary, 1977
Hungarian wooden grave-posts are of ancient origin — some survived from pre-Christian times. Originally, the posts had no inscriptions; the personal details of the deceased were revealed by the… More »

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