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.
Twenty-six essays on Hungarian literature, art, history, gender and
cultural studies, written by Hungarian and American scholars on topics
ranging from Márai's Embers to Vámbéry and Dracula; from Michael Curtiz
to Art Nouveau. - A review.
Ádám Nádasdy – teacher, translator and poet (to name a few of his professions) – celebrated his 70th birthday on 15 February. To join in the festivities we held an interview with him, looking back at his life and achievements.
I close my eyes, in my mind I distance myself from the blue planet and
step onto the surface of the smaller planet known as Xanax. In earlier
times, beings lived here, the citizens of Catatonia, however they were
swept away by the edge of a long dream, and since then the heavenly body
is completely uninhabited.
In the category of feature films at the 37th Hungarian Film Festival, the screening of György Pálfi’s new film Taxidermia was preceded by much expectation. The movie is based on the short stories and writings of Lajos Parti Nagy. The screenplay was written by the director and Zsófia Ruttkay.