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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1983 - 30 July.7 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1983

A traditional Hungarian poetic fairytale that describes the epic adventures of a young shepherd through love, war, magic and death.

Original Title János vitéz
Italian Title Johnny il paladino
Category Out of competition
Section Hungary Animation Cinema Review
Tipology Animation, Feature Film
Duration 74'
Production Year 1973
Nationality Hungary
Directed by Marcell Jankovics
Screenplay Marcell Jankovics
Music János Gyulai Gaál
Original Voices György Cserhalmi, Anikó Nagy, Erzsi Pártos

 regista marcell jankovicsMARCELL JANKOVICS

Marcell Jankovics (born 21 October 1941) is a Hungarian graphic artist, film director, animator and author. He received his Oscar nomination for the 1974 animated short movie Sisyphus. He also received a Palme d'Or for the short movie The Struggle at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. From 1955 he attended the Pannonhalma Benedictine Secondary School. He started working at Pannónia in 1960.