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News 2015

Dec18

SON OF SAUL on Oscar shortlist

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saul fia 100The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the shortlist of nine features, including Laszlo Nemes' directorial debut, that will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 88th Oscars.
Eighty films had originally been considered in the category.

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Dec10

Laszlo Nemes' first feature triumphs at Pre-Oscar Awards

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saulfia 100Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated SON OF SAUL for the 73rd Best Foreign Language Golden Globes.
New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington – Hungary’s Oscar Entry, SON OF SAUL awarded by National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Boston Online Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online and Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association.

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Nov23

SON OF SAUL Wins at Stockholm, Zagreb, Camerimage and UK Jewish Festivals

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nemesjl sarajevoLaszlo Nemes’ Cannes Grand Prix winner feature-debut was awarded at four film festivals throughout Europe this weekend.

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Nov22

Kolkata IFF’s Top Trophy went to THE WEDNESDAY CHILD

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szerdai gy 100Lili Horvath’s feature debut, a tale of a rebellious teen mother determined to regain custody of her young son, won the Royal Golden Bengal Tiger Award at India’s major int'l film festival.

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Nov08

Cottbus Best Director Prize for Lili Horvath’s debut feature

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horvath lili 100For leading the characters through the story with an emotion, talent and precision outstanding for a debut director, 25th FilmFestival Cottbus Jury prized THE WEDNESDAY CHILD.

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Oct12

20th SCHLINGEL Main Prize went to PAW

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mancs 100Robert Pejo’s family film was awarded Best Film Prize at the leading children and young audience film festival held its jubilee edition in Chemnitz, Germany.

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Sep28

Manaki Brothers Main Prize for SON OF SAUL

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erdely matyasHungarian cinematographer Matyas Erdely was awarded Golden Camera 300 for Hungary’s Oscar Entry SON OF SAUL at the 36th International Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brothers, Bitola, Macedonia.

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Sep03

SON OF SAUL premiers at Telluride Film Festival

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saul fia 100Laszlo Nemes Cannes Grand Prix winner outstanding feature debut will be on show at Telluride, Toronto, Aspen, San Sebastian, New York, London and Gent film festivals the coming weeks.
Read what programmers said

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Sep01

WHITE GOD awarded at Medias

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whitegod 100Best Film and Best Cinematographer Award went to Kornél Mundruczó's Cannes Un Certain Regard Prize 2014 winner WHITE GOD.The Hungarian-German-Swedish co-production has been nominated for EFA People's Choice Award. This year's vote has started – vote now on the EFA website.

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Jul11

THE WEDNESDAY CHILD crowned Best Film in East of the West

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karlovy crystal100(Cineuropa.org) The feature debut by Lili Horváth has emerged victorious in the competitive parallel section of the 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival, the Hungarian-German coproduction also snagged the Fedeora (Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean) Award. 

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Jun02

Hungarian Premieres at 50th Karlovy Vary IFF

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szerdai gy 100Central Europe’s most prominent international film festival premieres THE WEDNESDAY CHILD, Lili Horváth’s feature debut and Gyula Nemes second feature film ZERO in East of the West competition. Mátyás Szabó’s short THE BORDER will be showcased in Future Frames program presented by EFP.
Karlovy Vary IFF’s 50th jubilee edition will be held 3-12 July.

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Apr17

Debut feature SON OF SAUL in Cannes Competition

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nemesjl cannes2011(Cineuropa.org) Hungarian filmmaker László Nemes is making a sensational debut in the world of feature films, as his first full-length feature will have its world premiere in competition at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. The selection of this Laokoon Filmgroup production, sold abroad by Films Distribution, stands as a testament to the immutability of Hungarian arthouse cinema at the very highest level all around the world over the last few years (Kornél Mundruczó was in the running for the Palme d'Or in 2008 and 2010, and Béla Tarr was competing in 2007).

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