Miklós Jancsó

Born in 1921, Vác, Hungary.

He studied law, ethnography and art history at the Kolozsvár University. Between 1946 and 1950 he studied film directing at the Academy of Performing Arts. In the fifties he made news and documentary films.
His film, The Round-Up (1965) made him internationally famous as an innovator of film style. Between 1970 and 1979 he lived and worked in Italy. He also directed in the theatre. Since 1988 he has been a professor at the Academy of Performing Arts and between 1990 and 1992 he taught at Harvard University. Since 1993 he has been a member of the Széchenyi Arts Academy and the following year became its president.
Beside numerous international awards he won Best Director Prize in 1972 and Special Prize for his oeuvre in 1979 at the Cannes Fim Festival, Special Prize of the Jury in 1987 at the Venice IFF and Best Director Prize in 1992 at the Montreal WFF.

Filmography

- selected feature films -

1958: The Bells Have Gone to Rome / A harangok Rómába mentek
1963: Cantata / Oldás és kötés
1964: My Way Home / Így jöttem
1965: The Round-Up / Szegénylegények
1967: The Red and the White / Csillagosok, katonák
1968: Silence and Cry / Csend és kiáltás
1968: The Confrontation / Fényes szelek
1969: Winter Sirocco / Sirokkó
1970: Agnus Dei / Égi bárány
1970: La Pacifista / A pacifista
1971: Red Psalm / Még kér a nép
1971: La tecnica e il rito / Technika és rítus
1973: Roma rivuole Cesare / Róma új cézárt akar
1974: Elektreia / Szerelmem Elektra
1976: Vices and Pleasures / Magánbűnök, közerkölcsök
1978: Allegro Barbaro / Allegro barbaro
1978: Hungarian Rhapsody / Magyar rapszódia
1981: The Tyrant's Heart / A zsarnok szíve, avagy Boccaccio Magyarországon
1985: The Dawn / A hajnal
1986: Season of Monsters / Szörnyek évadja
1988: Jesus Christ's Horoscope / Jézus Krisztus horoszkópja
1990: God Walks Backwards / Isten hátrafelé megy
1991: Blue Danube Waltz / Kék Duna keringő
1996: The Great Brain Death (Love Each Other) / A nagy agyhalál (Szeressük egymást, gyerekek)
1998: The Lord's Lantern in Budapest / Nekem lámpást adott kezembe az Úr Pesten
1999: DAMN YOU! the mosquitoes / ANYÁD! a szúnyogok
2000: Last Supper at the Arabian Gray Horse / Utolsó vacsora az Arabs Szürkénél
2002: Wake Up Mate, Don't You Sleep / Kelj fel, komám, ne aludjál
2003: The Battle of Mohács / A mohácsi vész
2006: Ed's Eaten Elevenses / Ede megevé ebédem
2010: So Much for Justice / Oda az igazság

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