Miklós Jancsó has died.
February 1, 2014 9:28 PM Subscribe
Famed Hungarian film director, Miklós Jancsó, has died at age 92.
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Winner of Cannes in 1972 for Red Psalm/Még kér a nép
[SLYT, NSFW], which deals with a doomed uprising of farm workers, he also directed The Round-Up/Szegénylegények
[SLYT, entire film], widely regarded as the greatest Hungarian film of all time
. Hughly influential, he made great use of the long take with Elektreia/Szerelmem, Elektra having just 12 shots in its 70 minutes. Béla Tarr, another exponent of the long-shot, called Jancsó the greatest Hungarian film director of all time
Obituarys include The Guardian
, The New York Times
, and The Telegraph