János Háry

1983, Language: Hungarian, Subtitle: English (62’); Screening: 09.09, 10.00, Toldi Cinema, Nagyterem

Based on Zoltán Kodály’s folk opera in four acts about the Hungarian Baron Munchausen, this fascinating made-for-TV animation is a fine example of animation made for music. While both the story and the character design is not free from grotesque humour, folkloristic ornaments are the main source of inspiration in the construction of the visual design of the film.

Directed by: Zsolt Richly
Animation director: Marcell Jankovics
Screenplay by: László Marsall
Design by: Zsolt Richly, Gizella N. Csathó
Director of photography: Zoltán Bacsó
Music by: Zoltán Kodály
Cast (voice): Gyula Szabó, Éva Szabó, Angéla Császár, Péter Haumann, Péter Balázs
Genre: animation
Production: Pannonia Film Studio
Format: colour, 4:3, 2K digitally remastered

Accompanying short film: Suite