When renowned film director Péter Gárdos wrote the story, he intended it as a film script, but eventually he made it into a novel. “Fever at Dawn,” the love story of two Holocaust survivors―the author’s parents―has ever since sold in more than 20 territories.
The publication of the March 2007 (No.187) issue of the prestigious French review Action Poétique, presenting nine "new" Hungarian poets to the French reading public, deserves notice in Hungary for various reasons.
"Pilinszky is different. Everybody is different, but some are even more so. (...) When he walked down the street, he walked like a persecuted legend. That is just what he was. A persecuted legend, pushed out of literature and completely unknown." (Ágnes Nemes Nagy)
Béla Tarr's first feature film since Werckmeister Harmonies (2000) is based on a mystery novel by Georges Simenon, but it is no ordinary crime story. The mystery is not the identity of the robbers and murderers, but what takes place in people’s hearts.