Zsuzsa Böszörményi

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October 25, 2021

Zsuzsa Böszörményi (Budapest, August 16, 1961 - October 8, 2021) Balázs Béla Prize winner (2005) film director. His father, Géza Böszörményi, is a Kossuth Prize-winning film director, and his mother, Lívia Gyarmathy, is a Kossuth Prize-winning film director.

Career

His parents are Géza Böszörményi (1924–2004) and film director Lívia Gyarmathy (1932–). Between 1979 and 1984 he was a Hungarian-Italian student at ELTE BTK. Between 1984 and 1988 he worked at the Hungarian Film Institute. From 1987 to 1991, he was a student at the College of Theater and Film Arts, majoring in documentary film directing. His 1991 exam film, Once Upon a Time Where He Was Not… won the Student Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in Los Angeles.

Private life

In 1998, he married film director Kai Salminen. One daughter was born: Júlia Zóra (1998).

Movies

As a screenwriter

Once upon a time where there was no… (1991) Red Colibri (1995) Deeply Guarded Secrets (2003) Long Journey (2007) The Square (2013)

As an actor

Heartburn (1982) A little me, a little you (1985) Laura (1987)

As a director

Oh, Carol! (1987) Mosaics on Women's Alcoholism (1989) Storm Corner (with Péter Klára, 1990) Once upon a time where there was no… (1991) Red Hummingbird (1995) Deeply Guarded Secrets (2004) Long Journey (2007) (also producer)

As a producer

Escape (1997) Our freshman (2000) Dance order (2003) Small fish… Big fish… Long Journey (2007) The Square (2013) Awards, recognitions Student Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film (1991) Once Upon a Time… Grand Prix of the Festival of Ismailia (1991) Fipresci Prize (1991) Grand Prix of the Nyoni Festival (1991) Special Prize for Film Critics (1992) Best Documentary Award in London (1992) Best European Film Award (1996) Red Colibri Film Festival Director Award (2004) Deeply Guarded Secrets Béla Balázs Award (2005) Best Documentary Award at the Film Festival (2008) Long Journey

Notes

Resources

MTI Who is who 2009. Ed. Hermann Peter. Budapest: Magyar Távirati Iroda. 2008. ISBN 978-963-1787-283

More information

Filmkatallasz.hu Filmunio.hu oscar.org

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