György Szomjas

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György Szomjas
Born (1940-11-26) 26 November 1940 (age 76)
Budapest, Hungary
Occupation Film director
Years active 1965-present

György Szomjas (born 26 November 1940) is a Hungarian film director and screenwriter. He has directed over 25 films since 1965. His 1983 film Tight Quarters was entered into the 34th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Szomjas is the father of the Hungarian Ostern, the Goulash Western: in 1970s was directed two osterns about the Hungarian rascallys the Wrong Doers and The Wind Blows Under Your Feat.

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  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1984 Programme". Retrieved 2011-01-04. 

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