Author Archives: Paul

My Favourite Hungarian Films – The Round Up/Szegénylegények

This is the tenth in the series of articles exploring my favourite Hungarian films and I have chosen one of the greatest Hungarian films of all time, Miklós Jancsó’s The Round-Up/Szegénylegények (1965). This isn’t necessarily my favourite of the ten … Continue reading

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Hungary’s New Ambassador To Italy – A Unreconstructed Anti-Semite

Hungary appoints Péter Szentmihályi Szabó, an anti-semite as Ambassador to Italy in the same year that marks the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust. Continue reading

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Roma: A Hard Life.

In January 2013 I posted this post on Metafilter, It generated some interesting discussion, as always on Metafilter. The status of Roma in Hungary has been brought into sharp focus with a controversial article [link in Hungarian] by prominent ruling-party … Continue reading

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My Ten Favourite Hungarian Films – Family Nest (Családi tűzfészek) by Béla Tarr

My favourite Bela Tarr film, Family Nest Continue reading

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Father: (Apa) by István Szabó.

MY Ten Favourite Hungarian Films, Father (Apa) by István Szabó Continue reading

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