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Ján Kadár (1918–1979)


Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 488-492. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more trivia »

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Known For

The Shop on Main Street
Lies My Father Told Me
Adrift Director
Obzalovany Director


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 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
 1978 The Other Side of Hell (TV Movie) (as Jan Kadar)
 1977 The Blue Hotel (TV Movie)
 1975 The American Parade (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1971 Adrift
 1964 Obzalovany
 1960 Magic Lantern II (Documentary)
 1958 Tri prání
 1956 Spartakiáda (Documentary)
 1956 Days of Youth (Documentary)
 1953 Kidnapped
 1950 Katka
 1946 Sú osobne zodpovední (Documentary short)
 1945 Na troskách vyrastá zivot (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Jan Kadar | János Kadár

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Studied at the Bratislava Film School. Best known for his long collaboration with Elmar Klos from 1952. See more »

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