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Béla Tarr

Béla Tarr was born on July 21, 1955 in Pécs, Hungary. He is a producer and director, known for Werckmeister harmóniák (2000), A torinói ló (2011) and Kárhozat (1988). He is married to Ágnes Hranitzky. See full bio »

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Known For

Werckmeister harmóniák
A torinói ló
A torinói ló Director
Kárhozat Director
Satantango Director


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  Murmurs (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018 The Confidence-Man (Short) (executive producer) (completed)
 2016 Episode? (Short) (executive producer) (completed)
 2016 Kisa iz vedra neba (Short) (producer) (completed)
 2016 Wedding Preparations in the Country (Short) (executive producer) (completed)
 2014 Ko Oh (Short) (producer) (completed)
 2017 3 ZENE or (waking up from my Bosnian Dream) (associate producer)
 2015/I Bosnian Dream (Short) (producer)
 2015 Once a Chicken (Video short) (producer)
 2014 Oluja (Short) (producer)
 2014 Lost in Bosnia (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Tuga (Short) (producer)
 2012 Magyarország 2011 (producer)
 2007 A londoni férfi (associate producer)
 2007 Töredék (producer)
 2005 Johanna (producer)
 2000 Werckmeister harmóniák (associate producer)
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Alternate Names:

Tarr Béla | Tar Béla

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[on why he retired] A filmmaker is a nice bourgeois job. But I really don't want to do it. I'm not a real filmmaker. I've always been in it for the people and just wanted to say something about their lives. During these 34 years of filmmaking, I've said everything I want to say. I can repeat it, I can do a hundred things, but I really don't want to bore you. I really don't want to copy my films. ... See more »


President of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 16th Marrakech International Film Festival in 2016. See more »


Uses black-and-white Kodak stock See more »

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