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The Controversy Surrounding the Events of 1957 and After

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the controversy involving Hungarian director István Szabó, who was accused of being an informant of the Communist regime's secret police in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In ... More


Some Conclusions

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter presents an overview of Hungarian director István Szabó and his cinema. Szabó has remarked on a number of occasions that he reworks some basic themes constantly. Particularly ... More


Growing Up, Film School and 1956

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes Hungarian director István Szabó's early years, his enrollment in a film school, and how the 1956 Hungarian Revolution affected his life and career trajectory. Szabó's childhood ... More


Adaptations:: Being Julia; Relatives; and The Door

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines three films by Hungarian director István Szabó, all of them literary adaptations: Being Julia (2004), Relatives (2006), and The Door (2012). Being Julia is based on Somerset ... More


Born into the Storm

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the conditions under which Hungarian director István Szabó was born. The history depicted in Szabó's films is also the history that has shaped Central Europe as we find it ... More


Beginnings

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book focuses on the ouvre of István Szabó, a director who is central to the perception and understanding of Hungarian cinema and its place in the wider world. Szabó is, without doubt, one of the ... More


New Europe, New Hungary, New Problems:: Meeting Venus and Sweet Emma, Dear Böbe (Édes Emma, drága Böbe)

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the films Meeting Venus (1991) and Sweet Emma, Dear Böbe (Édes Emma, drága Böbe, 1992), both directed by István Szabó. In the 1990s there was much talk in Hungary and in the ... More


‘The man who comes from somewhere else is always suspect’; Sunshine

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the film Sunshine (1999). Sunshine narrates the tragedy of successive generations of a Hungarian Jewish family through revolution and counterrevolution, fascism and Stalinism, ... More


The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

John Cunningham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

István Szabó is one of Hungary's most celebrated and best-known film directors, and the only Hungarian to have won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, for Mephisto (1981). In a career ... More


Szabó, Hungarian Cinema and the Question of Censorship – A Note

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the stand of Hungarian director István Szabó regarding censorship in Hungary. Censorship was not a major issue for most filmmakers in Hungary, including Szabó. From the early ... More


To Go or Stay?:: Taking Sides

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews Taking Sides (2001). Taking Sides is based on a play originally written by Ronald Harwood about the real-life investigation of the world-renowned German conductor Wilhelm ... More


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