Juraj Herz

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Juraj Herz
Juraj Herz KVIFF.jpg
Born (1934-09-04) 4 September 1934 (age 83)
Kežmarok, Czechoslovakia (now Kežmarok, Slovakia)
Occupation Film director
Years active 1961–present

Juraj Herz (born 4 September 1934) is a Slovakian Jewish film director, actor, and scenic designer whom was born when Kežmarok was a part of Czechoslovakia. He has directed for both film and television; and in the latter capacity, he has directed episodes of a joint French-Czech television series based on the Maigret novels of Georges Simenon. His 1971 film Petrolejové lampy, was entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival.[1] His 1976 film Den pro mou lásku was entered into the 27th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Oil Lamps". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-04-14. 
  2. ^ "IMDB.com: Awards for Day for My Love". imdb.com. Retrieved 2010-07-21. 

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