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City Map

Hungary, 1977 (MIFF 1978)

Director: István Szabó

The never resting, constantly changing mood of a city.

Grand Prix, Oberhausen.

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Mirror

A charming short portrait of everyday life in Budapest filmed by the director with his friends. ... 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 »

A Dream of a House

Another short film by Istvan Szabo (see Danube, Fish, Birds), in which the sight of an old house brings forth a rush of memories. ... 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 »

Square

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

Danube, Fish, Birds

The river Danube dominates the city of Bupdapest. Istvan Szabo, whose latest film. Love Film, was shown in the 1971 Melbourne Film Festival, creates a little fantasy of elements connected with the ... More »

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