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Zoltán Fábri Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]
Died in Budapest, Hungary  (heart attack)
Birth NameZoltán Furtkovics

Mini Bio (1)

He was born in 1917 and between the two World War he finished his primary and secondary school. After them he graduated in the College of Fine Arts, which helped him later to be a production-designer. He liked to learn and joined the Academy of Theatre and Film Arts. He bacame a director and actor. In the beginning of his career he was a production-designer, actor and he directed in theatres. He liked illustration and made many book illustrations. After the 2nd WW he was the main director of the Magyar Theatre, and in 1947 he was the member of the National Theatre. In 1950 he got a job in the Film Factory as an art director. Occasionally he wrote scripts. His first film Vihar (1952) is filmed in a Hungarian village. At the height of his career he made the internationally renowned film Merry-Go-Round (1956). He died in heart-attack when he was 77.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kornel Osvart <osvart@iname.com>

Spouse (1)

Noémi Apor (1947 - 23 August 1994) ( his death) ( 1 child)

Trade Mark (3)

Films based on literaly source (mostly novels)
Often casts Mari Töröcsik
Films often set in or about World War II (Két félidö a pokolban, Nappali sötétség, Húsz óra, Isten hozta örnagy úr, Az ötödik pecsét).

Trivia (3)

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 315-318. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
Was known to be a perfectionist. He planned everything in the most precise details and never improvised anything.
President of the Hungarian Association of Film Artists from 1959 to 1981.

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