Monthly Archives: April 2012

My Ten Favourite Hungarian Films – Fateless (Sorstalanság)

I remember waking up one morning in October 2002 and hearing on the radio that the Hungarian writer, Imre Kértesz, had won the Nobel Prize for Literature. “Who’s he?” I asked K. “Never heard of him”, she said. “Nor have … Continue reading

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My Ten Favourite Hungarian Films – Adoption (Örökbefogadás)

There have been few female artists of note in Hungary: the writer Magda Szabó certainly, the poet Ágnes Nemes of course, and without doubt the film director Márta Mészáros. Indeed there is a case to be made that she is … Continue reading

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