Károly Makk

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Károly Makk (December 22, 1925 – August 30, 2017)[1] was a Hungarian movie director and screenwriter. Five of his movies have been nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival without success; however, he has won less awards at Cannes and elsewhere. He was born in Berettyóújfalu, Hungary.

In 1973, he was a member of the jury at the 8th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

In 1980, he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.[3] His 2003 film A Long Weekend in Pest and Buda was entered into the 25th Moscow International Film Festival.[4]

From 27 September 2011 until his death, he served as the President of the Széchenyi Academy of Literature and Arts.

Makk died on August 30, 2017 in Budapest of a heart attack at the age of 91.

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  1. KD (30 August 2017). "Meghalt Makk Károly". Index (in Hungarian). Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  2. "8th Moscow International Film Festival (1973)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-12-25. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Berlinale 1980: Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-08-15.
  4. "25th Moscow International Film Festival (2003)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-04-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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