The Witman Boys

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The Witman Boys
Directed by János Szász
Produced by Ferenc Kardos
Written by János Szász
Géza Csáth
András Szeredás
Starring Maia Morgenstern
Cinematography Tibor Máthé
Edited by Anna Kornis
Release date
  • 21 March 1997 (1997-03-21)
Running time
99 minutes
Country Hungary
Language Hungarian

The Witman Boys (Hungarian: Witman fiúk) is a 1997 Hungarian drama film directed by János Szász. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.[1] At the 20th Moscow International Film Festival the film won the FIPRESCI Prize and Szász won the Silver St. George for Best Director.[2] The film was selected as the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 70th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3][4]


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Witman Boys". Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "20th Moscow International Film Festival (1997)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  4. ^ "44 Countries Hoping for Oscar Nominations". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 24 November 1997. Archived from the original on 13 February 1998. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 

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