Istvan Szabo

'The Door'
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Review: 'The Door'

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Though it's refreshing to see a prestige picture pass the Bechdel test with flying colors -- hell, this movie basically consists of two women talking about everything but men -- vet Magyar director…

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Review: 'Relatives'

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On the heels of his international success with "Being Julia," and the actress Oscar nom it garnered for Annette Bening, old-guard Hungarian helmer Istvan Szabo returns to his Magyar-lingo roots after…

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Review: 'Sunshine'

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There's no denying the care and emotion Hungarian director Istvan Szabo puts into every frame of "Sunshine," the mammoth, long-nurtured saga of a Hungarian Jewish family over nearly a century and a…

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Review: 'Apa'

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The growth of a youth into manhood is explored here via the use of real and imaginary flashbacks to life with father, a doctor who died just after the end of the last World War, leaving his young son…