György Pálfi

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György Pálfi
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György Pálfi in Karlovy Vary (2009)
Born (1974-04-11) 11 April 1974 (age 43)
Budapest, Hungary
Occupation Filmmaker

György Pálfi (born 11 April 1974 in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian filmmaker. His film Taxidermia was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Pálfi's films have received numerous awards and nominations. At the 2002 European Film Awards, he won the European Discovery/Fassbinder Award for his début film Hukkle.[2] At Les Arcs European Film Festival in 2014, Pálfi won the first annual ARTE International Prize for the best project in development, The Voice, about a son searching for his father, a scientist who went missing 30 years ago.[3][4]

Two of Pálfi's films have been Hungary's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film: Hukkle and Taxidermia.

He is a TorinoFilmLab Script&Pitch participant with his project The Voice.


Feature films[edit]

  • Hukkle (2002)
  • Taxidermia (2006)
  • Nem vagyok a barátod / I Am Not Your Friend (2009)
  • Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim / Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
  • Free Fall (2014)
  • Toldi (in pre-production)

Short films[edit]

  • A hal (1997)
  • Jött egy busz... (2003) segment "Táltosember"
  • Nem leszek a barátod (documentary short, 2009)
  • Magyarország 2011 / Hungary 2011 (2011) segment

Television series[edit]

  • Valaki kopog (television series, 2000) 1 episode
  • Született lúzer (television series, 2008) 2 episodes


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Taxidermia". Retrieved 2009-12-16. 
  2. ^ Jill Feiwell (2004-03-10). "Gyorgy Palfi". Variety. Retrieved 2015-01-06. 
  3. ^ Fabien Lemercier (2014-12-16). "The Arte International Prize goes to György Pálfi’s The Voice". Cineuropa. Retrieved 2015-01-06. 
  4. ^ Tiffany Pritchard (2014-12-17). "Les Arcs roundup: Palfi wins development prize". ScreenDaily. Retrieved 2015-01-06. 

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