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Judit Elek was born on November 10, 1937 in Budapest, Hungary. She is a director and writer, known for Retrace (2011), A hét nyolcadik napja (2006) and Memories of a River (1989). She was previously married to Zsolt Kézdi-Kovács. See full bio »

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Retrace Director


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 2011 Retrace
 1998 A Free Man: The Life of Erno Fisch (Documentary)
 1996 Elie Wiesel Goes Home (Documentary)
 1995 Awakening
 1992 A legnagyobb (TV Movie)
 1984 Maria's Day
 1976 A Commonplace Story (Documentary)
 1974 Istenmezején 1972-73-ban (Documentary)
 1968 How Long Does a Man Live? (Documentary)
 1967 Kastélyok lakói (Documentary short)
 1963 Találkozás (Documentary short)
 1963 Supermarket (Short)
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For the purposes of the movie Tutajosok (1990) 14 sheep were spread with flammable substance, and then to the order by Judit Elek were burned alive.

69 scientists from the Jagiellonian University demanded that the authorities forbid Judit Elek entry to Poland. Scientists wrote, "No director knowing his own worth would debase himself by using so primitive and cruel methods".

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