István Szabó

Born in Budapest, in 1938.
1961 - degree as a film director, Hungarian Academy of Drama and Film, Budapest
Winner of several film awards / including British Academy Award, David di Donatello Award, Visconti Award / Academy Award (Oscar) nominations: Confidence, Mephisto, Colonel Redl, Hanussen, Annette Bening for Being Julia

1981 - Academy Award for Mephisto - Best Foreign Film
1985 - Golden Globe for Colonel Redl
2000 - Golden Globe Nominations for Sunshine
2005 - Golden Globe for Annette Bening in Being Julia

Filmography

- selected -

Short films:
1961 Concert
1963 Variations upon a Theme
1963 You     
Cannes Film Festival - Jury Prix
1967 Piety
1971 Budapest, why I Love It
1977 City Map
Oberhausen Film Festival - Grand Prix

Feature films:
1964 The Age of Daydreaming / Álmodozások kora  
Locarno Film Festival - Silver Prix
1966 Father / Apa
Grand Prix  - Moscow Film Festival
1970 Love Film / Szerelmesfilm 
1973 25 Fireman's Street / Tűzoltó utca 25.  
Locarno Film Festival - Grand Prix
1974 Premiere (TV - play)
1976 Budapest Tales / Budapesti mesék
1979 Confidence / Bizalom
Berlin Film Festival - Silver Bear
Academy Award Nomination - Best Foreign Film
1979 The Green Bird (TV - play)
1981 Mephisto    
Cannes Film Festival Prix
Academy Award winner - Best Foreign Film
1982 Catsplay / Macskajáték (TV - play)
1983 Bali (TV - play)
1985 Colonel Redl / Reld ezredes    
British Academy Award  ( BAFTA )
Cannes Film Festival Prix
Academy Award Nomination - Best Foreign Film
1988 Hanussen    
Academy Award Nomination - Best Foreign Film
1991 Meeting Venus / Találkozás Vénusszal
1992 Sweet Emma, Dear Böbe / Édes Emma, drága Böbe
Berlin Film Festival - Silver Bear
Best European Screenplay
European Film Academy-Nomination for Best Actress: Johanna ter Stege
1995 Offenbach’s Secret / Offenbach titka   
Montreaux Special Jury Prize
1996 Steadying the Boat / A csónak biztonsága
1998 Sunshine / A napfény íze
European Film Awards 1999: Best Screenplay, Best Cinematographer: Lajos Koltai, Best European Actor: Ralph Fiennes
Toronto Film Festival, Genie Award - Best Picture
Golden Globe nominations 2000: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Music Score
2001 Taking Sides / Szembesítés    
Mar del Plata: Best Director
Flaiano Award: Best Director
Nomination for Best Actor: Stellan Skarsgard
2004 Being Julia / Csodálatos Júlia     
Golden Globe for Annette Bening
Academy Award Nomination for Annette Bening
Genie Award Nomination for Best Picture
2006 Relatives / Rokonok
2012 The Door / Az ajtó

Films in our database

2020
Director, Screenplay
2012
Director, Screenplay
2006
Director, Screenplay
1999
1991
Director, Screenplay
1988
Director, Screenplay
1984
Director, Screenplay
1981

All films

Awards

2007
Best Director Award