Born in Budapest in 1958. Graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Art Budapest as a script-editor in 1982, and as a director in 1986. Also worked regularly for television and for theatre as a stage director.
Member of the European Film Academy, member of the Directors Guild of America.
Director of the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard, Cambridge, MA (2001-2003). Faculty member of the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard, Cambridge, MA.
Lecturer at the University of Theatre and Film Art, Budapest in film direction; also tutor at the acting masterclass.
The Butcher, the Whore and the One-eyed Man / A hentes, a kurva és a félszemű – feature
The Notebook / Le Grand Cahier / A nagy füzet – feature
Opium – Diary of a Madwoman / Ópium – Egy elmebeteg nő naplója – feature
Eyes of the Holocaust (part of Broken Silence series) – documentary
Producer: James Mall, Executive producer: Steven Spielberg
The Funeral / Temetés – short
The Witman Boys / Witman fiúk – feature
Don’t Disturb! – feature