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MAFILM

Overview
Works: 88 works in 193 publications in 3 languages and 2,281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about MAFILM
 
Most widely held works by MAFILM
Mephisto by Istvan Szabo( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor of the Art Theatre Company of Hamburg, who subordinates everything to his success, befriends a principal figure in the Nazi power machinery and is drawn into the poisonous circle of evil from which he can no longer escape. The popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons
The Red and the White by Miklós Jancsó( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in Hungarian and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film about the absurdity and arbitrariness of war is set in Central Russia during the Civil War of 1918. It details the battles between the Red soldiers of Russia, aided by Hungarian Communists, and the counter-revolutionary Whites in the hills along the Volga River
Oberst Redl = Colonel Redl by István Szabó( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in German and English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early part of the 20th century, Alfred Redl ruthlessly rises from his peasant background to become a high-ranking member of the Imperial Austrian military. But when Redl is sent to spy on the Russian Empire, his espionage is compromised by his secret double life as a homosexual. As the world perches on the brink of war, Redl finds himself trapped in a web of deception where honor, grandeur and greed can only be betrayed by one final shocking act of fate"--Container
Szerelmem, Elektra = Electra, my love by Miklós Jancsó( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in Hungarian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-imagination of the classic myth, now set on a desolate Hungarian plain and in the future
Apa : egy hit naplója = Father : diary of one week( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in Hungarian and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary Hungarian film about the years after World War II when a young man tries to discover the truth about his father, a doctor who died young
Tűzoltó utca 25 : álmok a házbol( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in Hungarian and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elderly residents of a Hungarian house reminisce about the traumatic memories of living through World War II
Szerelmesfilm = Love film by István Szabó( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in Hungarian and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As 27-year old Jancsi boards a train in Budapest heading for France, he begins a journey into his past, reminiscing about his lifelong friend, Kata
Csend és kiáltás by Miklós Jancsó( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Hungarian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

István Cserzi is an ex-Red Army soldier fleeing from the nationalist Royal Gendarme. If found, they will execute him on the spot. He takes refuge on a farm with two sympathetic women who just happen to be slowly poisoning their relatives in hopes of inheriting the farm
Witness by Peter Weir( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in Hungarian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irreverant political satire, tracing the rise and fall of a hopelessly inept civil servant
Visszaesök = Forbidden relations( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Hungarian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about the forbidden love between a brother and sister
The girl by Fredrik Edfeldt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in Hungarian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman leaves a state orphanage to find her mother. The two are reunited but discover they have very different attitudes and thoughts on their sexual and social roles dividing them on a whole new plane
Lionheart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert is a young knight who sets out to offer his assistance to King Richard the Lionhearted. Along his trek he meets a group of orphans who are on the run from the evil Black Prince. The children think that Robert is the legendary king, meaning that Robert must do all that he can to keep them safe
Szabad lélegzet Riddance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Hungarian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who works in a factory falls in love with a university student. Because she feels inferior to him, she pretends to be a student also, but finally rebels against the social conventions which make her lie necessary.--External container
Szerencsés Dániel = Daniel takes a train( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Hungarian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December of 1956, as the Soviet Union crushes revolution in Hungary, large numbers of people flee the country. A young soldier who took part in the revolution takes a train to Vienna with his friend Daniel who must leave behind the girl he loves
Még kér a nép = saume rouge by Miklós Jancsó( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in Hungarian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounts ... the story of a peasant uprising on an estate in Hungary in the 1890s. ... The pacifistic peasants, who seek some basic rights, are in a standoff with local authorities and later, the army. Everyone takes a break in the confrontation in order to celebrate a festival. Afterwards, the peasants resume their strike and meet with a tragic end."--www.nytimes.com
Cold days by András Kovács( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andras Kovacs, generally regarded as the social conscience of the Jancso generation of Hungarian filmmakers, directed this film about the liquidation of Yugoslav partisans by Hungarian fascists during World War II. Based on memories of four men awaiting trial for 1942 massacre of several thousand Jews and Serbs at Novi Sad
Te ronoyos elʺet Oh, bloody life!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Hungarian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, the day after her triumphant stage debut, a young actress is banished from Budapest to a state farm along with other "class enemies."
Az ötödik pecsét = The fifth seal( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in Hungarian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of five friends discuss human freedom and dignity in a cafe; an overheard flippant political remark causes them to be arrested by Nazi Arrow Cross soldiers. Their principles and self-respect are tested by physical torture and other interrogation techniques
Egymásra nézve by Károly Makk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Hungarian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1958 Hungary, Livia, the beautiful wife of an army officer, is a reporter at the Budapest newspaper where Eva, an outspoken lesbian journalist, comes to work. They embark on an affair that ends in violence for both
Szegénylegények by Miklós Jancsó( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in Hungarian and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several hundred outlaws are put in a 19th century prison stockade in the hopes of identifying the most active Hungarian rebels. A savage epic about the effects of imprisonment and fear in a police state
 
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Alternative Names
Filmservice magyar filmgyártó vállalat

Mafilm Studios

Magyar Filmgyártó Vállalat

Languages
Hungarian (64)

German (16)

English (10)