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‘Twilight’ Review: Restored Hungarian Crime Drama Casts a Disquieting Spell

Based on the same material that Sean Penn would later use for ‘The Pledge,’ the 1990 film is receiving its first U.S. release.

‘Lamb’ (‘Dýrið’): Film Review | Cannes 2021

Noomi Rapace and Hilmir Snær Gudnason play Icelandic sheep farmers who seize on a startling discovery during lambing season as a way to heal their pain in Valdimar Johannsson’s first feature.

Toronto Film Festival: 2018 Platform Section Jury Unveiled

Margarethe von Trotta, Bela Tarr and South Korean director Lee Chang-dong will serve as the jurors to select this year's Platform winner.

Michel Hazanavicius Among Filmmakers Presenting Pro-Asylum Petition to EU Politicians

Daniel Craig, Juliette Binoche, Mike Leigh and Isabelle Huppert are among the more than 5,000 signatories to the petition, which calls for action in Europe's refugee crisis.

Director Bela Tarr, Film Exec Robert Olla to Be Honored at Sarajevo Film Festival

The festival, running Aug. 16-24, will present the auteur and Eurimages head with the Heart of Sarajevo award for exceptional contribution to the region's film industry.

Tarr Bela, I Used to Be a Filmmaker: FIDMarseille Review

French documentary goes behind the scenes on the swansong by Hungary's most acclaimed director.

First Feature Film Completed Under Hungary Fund Bows at Karlovy Vary

CEO of national financing entity declares "the Hungarians are back."

Bela Tarr Shuts Down Production Company TT Filmmuhely

The acclaimed art house director was a vocal opponent of recent reforms of Hungary’s film financing laws.

Bela Tarr: ‘I Don’t Want to Be A Stupid Filmmaker Who Is Just Repeating Himself’

On the sidelines of the Reykjavik International Film Festival, the Hungarian filmmaker explains why he gave up movies and sounds off on some aspects of the film business.

‘The Turin Horse’ Announced as Hungary’s Oscar Entry

The movie picked up the Jury Grand Prix and FIPRESCI prize at the Berlinale this year.