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Lajos Koltai (I)

Lajos Koltai was born on April 2, 1946 in Budapest, Hungary. He is a cinematographer and director, known for The Legend of 1900 (1998), Malena (2000) and Fateless (2005). He has been married to Katalin Bordas since 1969. See full bio »

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Known For

The Legend of 1900 Cinematographer
Malena Cinematographer
Fateless Director
Just Cause Cinematographer


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 2020 Final Report
 2006 Rokonok
 2004 Being Julia
 2002/I Max
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (segment "Ten Minutes After")
 2001 Taking Sides
 2000 Malena
 1999 Sunshine
 1997 Out to Sea (director of photography)
 1996 Offenbachs Geheimnis (TV Movie)
 1996/II Mother
 1995 Home for the Holidays (director of photography)
 1995 Just Cause
 1994 When a Man Loves a Woman (director of photography)
 1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (director of photography)
 1993 Born Yesterday (director of photography)
 1991 Meeting Venus
 1991 Mobsters
 1990 Descending Angel (TV Movie)
 1990 White Palace (director of photography)
 1989 Perfect Witness (TV Movie)
 1989 Seven Minutes
 1988 Hanussen
 1985 Lenin (TV Movie)
 1985 Alphaville: Dance with Me (Music Video)
 1985 Katzenspiel (TV Movie)
 1985 Colonel Redl
 1984 Bali (TV Movie)
 1984 The Snob (TV Movie)
 1982 Schwarz Rot Gold (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Alles in Butter (1982)
 1982 Guernica
 1981 Mephisto
 1980 Haladék
 1980 Harcmodor
 1980 Confidence
 1979 Angi Vera
 1978 The Stud Farm
 1977 A löcsei fehér asszony (TV Movie)
 1977 Entanglement
 1976 A járvány
 1975 Az utolsó tánctanár (TV Movie)
 1975 The Car
 1975 Adoption
 1975 Fürdés (TV Movie)
 1975 Kínai kancsó (TV Movie)
 1974 A kulcs (TV Movie)
 1974 Ámokfutás
 1974 Végül
 1973 Gyakorlatok (Documentary short)
 1973 Wait a Minute
 1973 Riddance
 1973 Füredi Annabál (Documentary)
 1973 Három nap a hétböl (TV Movie)
 1972 Ifivezetök (Documentary short)
 1972 Magyar vakáció (Short)
 1972 Sárospatak (Documentary short)
 1972 Tisztelt cím (Short)
 1972 A lörinci fonóban (Documentary short)
 1971 A Harmadik
 1971 Archaic Torso (Documentary short)
 1971 Három lányok (Short)
 1971 Prés
 1971 The Agitators
 1970 Illetlen fotók (Documentary short)
 1970 Nászutak (Documentary short)
 1970 Vankó Imréné Dudás Juli (Documentary short) (as Koltay Lajos)
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Alternate Names:

Koltay Lajos


Katalin Bordas

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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1992.



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