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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1983 - 30 July.7 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1983

It is based on the myth of Sisyphus and shows a man who tries to move a boulder up a slope. The film was produced by Hungarofilms and is two minutes long.
The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards.

Original Title Sisyphus
Italian Title Sisifo
Category Out of competition
Section Hungary Animation Cinema Review
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 3'
Production Year 1974
Nationality Hungary
Directed by Marcell Jankovics

 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.