Bergamo Fest To Pay Tribute To Director Miklos Jancso | Film News
The Hungarian film director and screenwriter Miklos Jancso, who passed away last January at 92, will be remembered during the 34th Bergamo International Film Festival, which will honour Jancso’s memory with a career retrospective. The director, who is considered a crucial figure of the Hungarian movie industry, started his career in the 1950s and reached international acclaimed in the mid 1960s, thanks to movie like The Round-Up (1965), The Red and the White (1967), and Red Psalm (1971), which earned him the Best Director award at Cannes the year later.
In 1973, he was awarded with the Kossuth Prize in Hungary, regarded as the most prestigious cultural award in the country. For his life work he also received a Career Golden Lion in Venice in 1990. Now he will be celebrated during the Italian film festival, which will run in March, 2016.
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