Károly Makk

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Károly Makk
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Born (1925-12-22) 22 December 1925 (age 91)
Berettyóújfalu, Hungary
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1954 – present

Károly Makk (born 22 December 1925) is a Hungarian film director and screenwriter. Five of his films have been nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival without success; however, he has won lesser awards at Cannes and elsewhere. He was born in Berettyóújfalu, Hungary.

In 1973 he was a member of the jury at the 8th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] In 1980 he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.[2] His 2003 film A Long Weekend in Pest and Buda was entered into the 25th Moscow International Film Festival.[3] Since 27 September 2011 he is the president of the Széchenyi Academy of Literature and Arts.

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  1. ^ "8th Moscow International Film Festival (1973)". MIFF. Retrieved 2012-12-25. 
  2. ^ "Berlinale 1980: Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-08-15. 
  3. ^ "25th Moscow International Film Festival (2003)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  4. ^ "The 47th Academy Awards (1975) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  5. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Another Way". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 

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