Koltai’s Diary 2001-2003
Koltai napló 2001 – 2003, colour, Hungarian portrait, 2004, dir: András Muhi, Klára Muhi, Language: Hungarian, Italian, Subtitles: none, 70’
Directed by András Muhi, Klára Muhi
Screenplay by Klára Muhi
Director of photography: Balázs Dobóczi
Cast: Lajos Koltai, István Szabó, Mari Törőcsik
Production: Inforg Stúdió
The makers of this unusual portrait film joined up with the well-known Hungarian cinematographer around the time of Oscar nominations. The pendulum of Koltai's career – after Sunshine and Malena – seems to be swinging towards European films again. In the film we may hear the recollections and accounts of the following: László Kovács, Vilmos Zsigmond, György Illés, Vittorio Storaro, Roberto Benigni, Giuseppe Tornatore, István Szabó, Gyula Maár, Mari Törőcsik, Imre Kertész and others.