Hungarian science fiction

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Hungarian science fiction comprises books and films in the fiction genre produced all across Hungary.[1]

Péter Zsoldos was a science fiction author who largely wrote about themes common in US/UK science fiction like space travel and robots. His best known work is probably Ellenpont, which translates as Counterpoint. The book explores the attempts of artificial intelligences abandoned by Man to uncover their origins and, ultimately, to rediscover mankind.[2]

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Galaktika was a science fiction magazine of Hungary, published between 1972 and 1995. The peak of 94,000 copies was very high (compared to the population of Hungary [pop. 10 million] while Analog magazine was printed in 120,000 copies in the United States [pop. well over 200 million]), when reached its peak period, it was one of the largest science-fiction magazines of the world, and the quality of individual volumes was high.

A newer publication with the same name has been published since 2004 that is known for its practice of translating and publishing works without obtaining the permission of the authors and without paying them.[19]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Hungary at The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
  2. ^ Péter Zsoldos
  3. ^ Alraune (1918) la SilentEra
  4. ^ Wingrove, David. Science Fiction Film Source Book (Longman Group Limited, 1985)
  5. ^ The Adventures of Pirx
  6. ^ The Adventures of Pirx, origo.hu
  7. ^ A feladat
  8. ^ Zsoldos Péter: A feladat (Móra Ferenc Könyvkiadó, 1976) ISBN 9632111354
  9. ^ "11th Moscow International Film Festival (1979)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  10. ^ Hernádi Gyula (1971). Réz Pál (ed.). Az erőd. Szépirodalmi Könyvkiadó. pp. 5–254.
  11. ^ "Football of the good old days (Régi idők focija) (dir. Pál Sándor, 1973)". Hungarian Culture Centre. Retrieved 23 November 2013.
  12. ^ "21st Moscow International Film Festival (1999)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  13. ^ Review of Pater Sparrow's Stanislaw Lem adaptation "1", quietearth.us
  14. ^ Billington, Alex (21 August 2011). "Indie Trailer Sunday: Steampunk Sci-Fi 'Thelomeris' Stunning Teaser". firstshowing.net. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  15. ^ Hart, Hugh (22 August 2011). "Thelomeris Trailer: Mark Hamill's Hungarian Steampunk Sci-Fi". WIRED. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  16. ^ Scott, Jordan (7 June 2008). "Les Maîtres du temps". Le Palais des dessins animés. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
  17. ^ Ito, Robert (2012-11-09). "Living Through Animated Millenniums". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-09-07.
  18. ^ Varga, Ferenc (2011-10-12). "Végre bemutatják Jankovics Marcell 23 éve készülő filmjét". Origo (in Hungarian). Retrieved 2015-09-07.
  19. ^ Rambo, Cat (26 September 2016). "The Galaktika Situation". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Retrieved 29 September 2016.

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