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Interview: SON OF SAUL Production Designer László Rajk Talks About Recreating Auschwitz And Working With Béla Tarr

One of the discoveries of the last year was László Nemes' feature debut Son of Saul (read Jason Gorber's review), an immersive Holocaust drama chronicling the daily proceedings of Sonderkommando. Nemes brought home more than 45 awards to Budapest, including...

NYC Happenings: The Complete Works of Béla Tarr At Lincoln Center

Throughout the years I've encountered many a varied opinion on Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr. Some hail him as a maestro of the medium, the heir apparent to Tarkovsky. Others dismiss him right off, finding little interest in the languid, long...

VIFF 2011: THE TURIN HORSE Review

Before I even attempt to review The Turin Horse, I have to make clear that it is only the second Bela Tarr film I've seen, after Man from London. Since Tarr is very obviously the definition of an auteur,...

TIFF 2011: THE TURIN HORSE

The Turin Horse (Béla Tarr, 2011). My kneejerk reaction to Béla Tarr's Berlinale winner The Turin Horse is to recite the childhood jingle, "One potato, two potato, three potato, four." Exacting but exquisite, Tarr's (allegedly) final film depicts the weight...