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MIKLÓS JANCSÓ

August 12-14 at the Trylon

One of Hungary’s greatest filmmakers, Jancsó has long been overlooked in the States. His films were revolutionary in theme and style. A director and screenwriter across five decades, he excelled at crafting complex long shots and directly influenced Béla Tarr.

THE RED AND THE WHITE

(1967, DCP, 90m, Hungarian w/ English subtitles) dir Miklós Janscó w/József Madaras, Tibor Molnár, András Kozák. A nightmarish view of the 1919 conflict between Hungarian communists and Tsarist troops. With this haunting and powerful film, Jancsó depicts the absurd brutality of war. FRI 7:00 SAT 8:45 SUN 3:00


Showings: Aug. 12 7:00, Aug. 13 8:45, Aug. 14 3:00

ELECTRA, MY LOVE

(1974, DCP, 70m, Hungarian w/English subtitles) dir Miklós Janscó w/Mari Töröcsik, György Cserhalmi, József Madaras. This richly inventive and experimental take on the Greek myth of Agamemnon is retold through the lens of the 1970s Soviet Union. Made up of only 12 long takes, this cinematic feat is deeply critical of Russian rule. FRI 9:00 […]


Showings: Aug. 12 9:00, Aug. 13 7:00, Aug. 14 5:00

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