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Photo of György Kovásznai
Photo of György Kovásznai

György Kovásznai

Animation was the only genre in which Kovásznai was able to really express himself [without being silenced by the regime]: his references were the 1930s avant-garde in Paris and Russia; he also knew about 1960s and 70s French cinema.

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    GYÖRGY KOVÁSZNAI Hungary, 1979

    Cursed with the anxiety of existence, the neurotic characters of György Kovásznai’s animated feature not only contort into fantastical shapes but even break out into jazz songs. A love-triangle farce with a political heart, this gorgeously restored cult hit lampoons the stagnancy of 1970s Hungary.

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