Márta Mészáros

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Márta Mészáros

Márta Mészáros (born 19 September 1931) is a Hungarian screenwriter and film director. The daughter of László Mészáros, a sculptor, Mészáros began her career working in documentary film, having made 25 documentary shorts over the span of ten years. Her full-length directorial debut, Eltavozott nap/The Girl (1968), was the first Hungarian film to have been directed by a woman, and won the Special Prize of the Jury at the Valladolid International Film Festival.Mészáros' work often combines autobiographical details with documentary footage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Márta Mészáros has received more than 41,097 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 333rd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Márta Mészáros ranks 335 out of 1,305Before her are Claude Sautet, Giuseppe De Santis, Otar Iosseliani, Wes Anderson, Elem Klimov, and Darren Aronofsky. After her are Lotte Reiniger, Veit Harlan, Gaspar Noé, Juan Antonio Bardem, J. Lee Thompson, and Bo Widerberg.

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Among people born in 1931, Márta Mészáros ranks 116Before her are Peter Collins, Dimitar Dobrev, Lamberto Dini, Masaaki Hatsumi, Reizo Fukuhara, and Daniel Ellsberg. After her are Alfred Schmidt, Gene Wolfe, Joseph Joffo, Pierre Nora, Iajuddin Ahmed, and Dries van Agt.

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Among people born in Hungary, Márta Mészáros ranks 186 out of 500Before her are László Budai (1928), Franz Xaver von Zach (1754), Rudolf E. Kálmán (1930), Béla Miklós (1890), Peter Delyan (1009), and Ödön Lechner (1845). After her are Jenő Buzánszky (1925), István Dobi (1898), Ibolya Csák (1915), Viktor Barna (1911), Marta Eggerth (1912), and Ferenc Fricsay (1914).


Among film directors born in Hungary, Márta Mészáros ranks 5Before her are Michael Curtiz (1886), István Szabó (1938), Miklós Jancsó (1921), and Béla Tarr (1955). After her are Adolph Zukor (1873), Charles Vidor (1900), Alexander Korda (1893), László Benedek (1905), Ladislao Vajda (1906), Ján Kadár (1918), and Zoltán Fábri (1917).

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