Bela Tarr, a Hungarian filmmaker born in 1955 in Pécsu. Tarr's 1979 feature debut Family Nest (Mannheim IFF, Grand Prix), ias a work of socialist realism clearly influenced by the work of John Cassavettes.
In late eighties Tarr's visual sensibility move from raw close-ups to more abstract mediums and long shots, but also his philosophical sensibility shifted from grim realism to a more metaphysical outlook. His masterpiece Satantango took over seven years to realize and finally appeared to international acclaim in 1994.
1978 Hotel Magnezit (short film)
1979 Családi tüzfészek / Family Nest
1981 Szabadgyalog / The Outsider
1982 Panelkapcsolat / Prefab People
1982 Makbet / Macbeth
1984 Öszi almanach / Almanac of Fall
1988 Kárhozat / Damnation
1990 Az utolso hajo (nowela w filmie City Life) (short film)
1994 Sátántangó / Satan's Tango
1995 Utazás az alföldön / Journey on the Plain (short film)
2000 Werckmeister harmóniák / Werckmeister Harmonies
2007 The Man from London