Born in 1931 in Domony, died in Budapest in 1981. Hungarian director and screenwriter. He quit his studies at the Theatre and Film School in Budapest, he tried various professions, finally he was among the founders of the experimental Béla Balázs Studio, where his first short films were made. A unique talent, no other director of Hungarian cinema has managed to create such a melancholic atmosphere in subtle and symbolism enriched intimate film essays. In his works, he focused on passing time, aging, feeling of fragility and the elusiveness of human existence. He became famous for his legendary adaptation of Gyula Krúdy's modernist novel Sinbad (Szindbád, 1971). He made only two full-length films and several short ones, but he is appreciated as one of the most distinguished directors of original cinema, focusing his art on death and passing time. At the 6th ENH there was a retrospective of his films.
1963 Groteska / Groteszk / (kr.m. / short)
1965 Elegia / Elégia / (kr.m. / short)
1969 Amerigo Tot (kr.m. / short)
1969 Capriccio (kr.m. / short)
1971 Sindbad / Szindbád / Sinbad
1971 Szacunek dla starych kobiet / Tisztelet az öregasszonyoknak / (kr.m. / short)
1976 Według uznania / A piacere / As You Like It (kr.m. / short)