Monthly Archives: January 2013

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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My Favourite Hungarian Films – Hyppolit, the Butler (Hyppolit, a lakáj)

If ever there was a comedic cult classic in Hungarian cinema, then Hyppolit, the Butler ((Hyppolit, a lakáj) is it. Originally released in 1931, it is as popular today, some 80-odd years later, as it was then. Continue reading

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