A collection of newly restored films from the legendary Hungarian director Miklós Jancsó.
The creator of a unique film language rooted in his mastery of the tracking shot, Jancsó was the first internationally recognized representative of modern Hungarian filmmaking, his extraordinary works examining oppressive authority and the mechanics of power. These six classic features have been restored from their original camera negatives by the National Film Institute Hungary – Film Archive.
Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1967 • A magnificent formal investigation of war.
Set in Central Russia during the Civil War of 1918, Russia's Red soldiers and the counter-revolutionary Whites engage in murderous entanglements in the hills along the Volga. This epic conflict moves with...
Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1966 • A hypnotic, dazzling vision of war.
Miklós Jancsó’s most renowned work depicts a prison camp in the aftermath of the 1848 Hungarian Revolution. After the Hapsburg monarchy succeeds in suppressing Lajos Kossuth’s nationalist uprising, the army sets...
In the mid-1930s, a group of Croatian anarchists led by the grim revolutionary ascetic Marko Lazar escape a bungled ambush in Yugoslavia, crossing the dense forests at that country's Northern border in an effort to seek refuge in Hungary.