Béla Tarr

Born in Pécs, Hungary in 1955. At age 16, he began his career as an amateut film-maker. He also worked as a shipyard handyman and porter. In 1977, he debuted with his feature film Family Nest.
Graduated from the Hungarian Academy of Theatre and Film in 1981. In 1979-80 was member of the direction committee of the Balázs Béla Stúdió in Budapest. Founding member of Társulás Film Stúdió in 1981. In 1989-90 was in Berlin on a DAAD grant and since 1990 has been working as an associate professor at the Berlin Film- and Television Academy (DFFB).
Member of the European Film Academy since 1997.

Filmography

1977: Family Nest / Családi tűzfészek
1978: Hotel Magnesite / Hotel Magnezit (s)
1979-1980: The Outsider / Szabadgyalog (s)
1982: Macbeth (TV)
1982: Prefab People / Panelkapcsolat
1983-1984: Almanac of Fall / Őszi almanach
1987: Damnation / Kárhozat
1989: The Last Boat (City Life) / Az utolsó hajó (s)
1991-1994: Satantango / Sátántangó
1995: Journey on the Plain / Utazás az Alföldön (s)
1996-2000: Werckmeister Harmonies / Werckmeister harmóniák
2004: Prologue / Prológus - Visions of Europe (s)
2003- 2007: The Man from London / A londoni férfi
2008-2011: The Turin Horse / A torinói ló

Films in our database

2011
2005
1998
Director, Screenplay
1994

All films

Awards

2018
Honorary Award
2017
Lifetime Achievement Award
2016

Lifetime Achievement Award

2011

Achievement Award

2011

Lifetime Achievement Award

2011
Nominated for Best European Director
2011

Cinema Honorary Award