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Szabó, István 1938-

Overview
Works: 158 works in 503 publications in 9 languages and 7,128 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by István Szabó
Being Julia by W. Somerset Maugham ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
Albert Nobbs by Rodrigo García ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman passes as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men's clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of her own making
Mephisto by István Szabó ( Visual )
91 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a star's egotism, narcissism, and sexual opportunism. All are betrayed for political expediency in Hitler's Third Reich
Sunshine by István Szabó ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compelling epic about generations of a Hungarian Jewish family caught up in the upheavals and false hopes of a war-swept 20th century.When great grandpa Sonnenschein bottled the cure-all elixir "A taste of Sunshine", he established a family fortune and assumed his sons would continue the business. But his sons and family members to come had very different hopes and dreams
Taking sides der Fall Furtwängler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler chose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a recipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations, his aim is to prove that the conductor's genius contributed to the Nazi propaganda, while Furtwängler insisted he stayed to bring comfort to the German people with his music
Oberst Redl Colonel Redl ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in German and English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Alfred Redl, the son of a poor railway worker who, through driving ambition, became the head of military intelligence and commander of the 8th Army in Prague
Hanussen by István Szabó ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920's Berlin, Erik Jan Hanussen (Klaus-Maria) is a charismatic magician and clairvoyant whose compelling stage show turns him into a star. His uncannily accurate predictions make him a celebrity. Soon, when he looks into the future, he can see a rising storm of hate, destruction and war. When the Nazis seize power, he is forced to choose between joining them and standing alone
Meeting Venus by István Szabó ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Hungarian conductor attempts to mount a new production of Tannhauser in France while trying to navigate the union, nationalism and egos that surround attempt
Apa egy hit naplója = Father : diary of one week ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Hungarian and held by 148 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 )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in Hungarian and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elderly residents of a Hungarian house reminisce about the traumatic memories of living through World War II
Colonel Redl by István Szabó ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Austria before World War I.A story loosely based on Alfred Redl's life from his childhood in military school to his mysterious end amidst rumors of treasonous activities
Meeting Venus (1991) shooting script by Michael Hirst ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Szerelmesfilm Love film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Hungarian and held by 60 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
Taking sides ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler choose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a receipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations, his aim is to prove that the conductor's genius contributed to the Nazi propaganda, while Furtwängler insisted he stayed to bring comfort to the German people with his music
The door ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a story of a special relationship between two women, a writer and her maid
Shem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel, a young and arrogant Londoner, is bored to death with his life. His jewish grandmother asks him to go through Europe in order to find his grandfather's grave. Not only will Daniel find his long lost grandfather's trace, but he will also come to understand his deep-rooted jewish culture
Ten minutes older ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With complete creative freedom, the directors [Bernardo Bertolucci, Jiri Menzel, Mike Figgis, Istvan Szabo, Claire Denis, Volker Schlondorff, Michael Radford, Jean-luc Godard] bring their own unique interpretation of 'time' to the screen ... [This programme] takes in all human experience: birth, death, love, sex, the drama of the moment, history and ancient myth; and a great variety of locations from the jungles of South America to the streets of New York. Combined together in a feature film, their individual work gains new meangins and presents an intriguing and exciting experience for all filmgoers"--Container
Oberst Redl ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in German and Hungarian and held by 22 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 was, 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."
Father ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in Hungarian and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "contemporary" Hungarian film about the years after World War II. A young man tries to discover the truth about his father
Budapesti mesek Tales of Budapest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Hungarian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the final days of World War II, a group of refugees, soldiers and civilians find a derailed streetcar by the bank of the Danube River. They decide to repair it and push it back to Budapest, and the film follows their developing relationships and conflicts as they make the long journey
 
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Alternative Names
Sabo, Ishtvan, 1938-
Taylor, Stephen 1938-
Languages
German (131)
English (116)
Hungarian (26)
French (11)
Spanish (6)
Italian (5)
Polish (1)
Russian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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