1982; directed by Márta Mészáros; 106 minutes
Set in Hungary during the turbulent years between 1943 and 1956...writer/director Márta Mészáros based the events of Diary for My Children on her own wartime experiences (her father was a Communist artist who died under mysterious circumstances during a Stalinist purge). It was the recipient of a Special Jury prize at Cannes (new York Time Review)
Part of the Stanford Hungarian Film Series 2010-11
Pivotal Women Directors of Hungarian Cinema: Márta Mészáros and Ildikó Enyedi
Introduction and Commentary by Éva Soós Szőke, Lecturer in Hungarian, Stanford Special Language Program
Shown with English subtitles.
Free and open to the public.