Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013

The festival's Lifetime Achievement award is being given to Hungarian filmmaker István Szabó.

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Dear Emma, Sweet Böbe Dear Emma, Sweet Böbe
Dear Emma, Sweet Böbe and Colonel Redl
Colonel Redl (Oberst Redl) (Country: Hungary, Austria, West Germany; Year: 1985; Director: István Szabó; Writer: Peter Dobai, Istvan Szabo, based on the play A Patriot For Me by John Osborne; Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Hans Christian Blech, Armin Mueller Stahl, Gudrun Landgrebe, Jan Niklas, Laszlo Galffi)
An ambitious young army officer rises to the top of the military, but politics and blackmail make his world come crashing down.
Dear Emma, Sweet Böbe (Édes Emma, drága Böbe - vázlatok, aktok) (Country: Hungary; Year: 1992; Director: István Szabó; Writer: István Szabó, Andrea Vészits; Stars: Johanna ter Steege, Enikö Börcsök, Péter Andorai, Éva Kerekes, Ildikó Bánsági, Irma Patkós, Erzsi Pásztor, Hédi Temessy, Irén Bódis, Erzsi Gaál, Zoltán Mucsi, Tamás Jordán, Gábor Máté, Olivér Csendes, Attila Kaszás)
Story of two teachers after the fall of Communism.
Mephisto (Country: West Germany/Hungary/Austria; Year: 1981; Director: István Szabó; Writer: Peter Dobai, István Szabó, based on the novel by Klaus Mann; Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Ildiko Bansagi, Krystyna Janda, Rolf Hoppe, Gyorgy Cserhalmi, Peter Andorai, Karin Boyd, Christine Harbort, Ildiko Kishonti)
A provincial actor's rise to fame and glory within the protective patronage of Nazi Germany before the war.
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