"Oscar-winner István Szabó is the most internationality acclaimed filmmaker of Hungary since the 1960s.
Graduating at the Hungarian Academy of Theatrical and Cinematic Art in 1957, he was a founding member of the Béla Balázs Stúdió. He first gained international acknowledgement with his lyrical film Te (You). His first feature film was Álmodozások kora (The Age of Daydreaming),...
The poster library has a collection of more than 26,000 film posters. Perhaps the most fascinating part of the country’s largest film poster collection is that covering posters for Hungarian silent movies, many of which are totally unique documents of the history of film in Hungary. Our collection also holds many posters for foreign films that were never shown commercially in Hungary.
There are close on 300 film costume designs dating from the 1950s to the 1980s, including drawings by Fanny Kemenes, Erzsébet Mialkovszky, Zsazsa Lázár, Piroska Katona, Teréz D. Forgó, Rudolf Láng and Tivadar Márk. Costume design material also includes textile samples and various related documents.