Károly Makk

He studied Hungarian literature and linguistics, art history and aesthetics at the Humanities Faculty of the ELTE University. He graduated in directing from the Academy of Performing Arts in 1952. In the early fifties he worked as a tractor driver. He joined the Hungarian Film Production Company (MAFILM) in 1952 as a co-director.
He directed his first feature film, Liliomfi in 1954. His name is a trademark of many revolutionary works of art. Since 1951 he has been lecturing at the Academy of Performing Arts, where he is now professor. In 1991 he was the speaker of the Democratic Charta. Since 1993 he has been a member of the Széchenyi Academy. Károly Makk is one of the most well-known Hungarian film directors. He directed numerous films, about 25 feature films and several TV-plays for Hungarian Television and for TV companies abroad. He is a professor at the Academy of Theatre and Film Art, member of the Hungarian Academy of Art as well as of the European Film Academy.
His film Love has been voted in 2001 into "The Best 100 Films Ever Made".
His films has won several prizes and he has received Lifetime Achievement Award at Figueira da Foz IFF (1986), Hungarian Film Week (1994) and Karlovy Vary IFF (2001).

Filmography

1952: Imaginary Patient / Képzelt beteg (s)
1952: Intrigue and Love / Ármány és szerelem (s)
1954: Liliomfi
1955: Ward No. 9 / A kilences kórterem
1956: Tale on the 12 Points / Mese a 12 (tizenkét) találatról
1956: The Late Bridegroom / Az elkésett vőlegény (d)
1958: The House Under the Rocks / Ház a sziklák alatt
1959: The Brigade No. 39 / A harminckilences dandár
1960: Don't Keep Off the Grass / Fűre lépni szabad
1961: The Fanatics / Megszállottak
1962: Paradise Lost / Elveszett paradicsom
1963: The Last But One / Utolsó előtti ember
1963: Apartment / Öröklakás (TV)
1964: Criticism that Hurts / Fájó kritika (TV)
1964: His Majesty's Dates / Mit csinált felséged 3-tól 5-ig?
1965: The Telegram / Távirat (TV)
1965: The Ring / A gyűrű (TV)
1967: German Vacation / Germán vakáció (TV)
1967: A Cloudless Vacation / Bolondos vakáció
1968: Before God and Man / Isten és ember előtt
1968: Murder in the Studio 1-2. / Gyilkosság a műteremben I-II. (TV)
1969: Confession / Beismerő vallomás (TV)
1960: The Door / Az ajtó (TV)
1970: Love / Szerelem
1971: A Hundred Pesos / Száz peso (TV)
1971: Love in the Box / Szerelem a ládában (TV)
1973: A Prince on the Run / A menekülő herceg (TV)
1974: Catsplay / Macskajáték
1977: A Very Moral Night / Egy erkölcsös éjszaka
1977: Portraits of Military Men / Katonaportrék (d)
1978: My Dear Little Boy / Drága kisfiam! (TV)
1979: Two Stories from the Recent Past (Behind the Brickwall, Philemon and Baucis) / Két történet a félmúltból (Téglafal mögött, Philemon és Baucis)
1980: A Foolish Girl / A bolond lány (TV)
1981: Hospitality / Vendéglátás (TV)
1982: Another Way / Egymásra nézve
1984: Playing for Keeps (Lily in Love) / Játszani kell
1987: The Last Manuscript / Az utolsó kézirat
1990: Hungarian Requiem / Magyar rekviem
1993: Hungarian Short-Stories: The Tuba Rose / Magyar novellák. Egy tubarózsa (TV)
1995: Hungarian Pizza (Love Each Other) / A magyar pizza (Szeressük egymást, gyerekek) (s)
1997: The Gambler / A játékos
2003: A Long Weekend in Pest and Buda / Egy hét Pesten és Budán
2010: The Way You Are / Így, ahogy vagytok

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