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Zsigmund Deszo

Zsigmond Dezső



Zsigmund Deszö was born in 1956, Gyöngyös. Graduated in Hungarian Literature and Linguistics from the Szombathely Teachers' College and in journalism from the National Association of Journalists in 1983. Made his first film at the Balázs Béla Studio. Has made mainly documentary films, his first fiction film was made in 1993.

Filmography (selection):

Emlékfilmek Szigeti Attiláról és Földes Gáborról/ The Memory of Attila Szigeti and Gábor Földes (Hungary, 1989)
A kis indiánkönyv/ The Little Indian Book – together with János Erdélyi (Hungary, 1989)
Vérrel és kötéllel/ With Blood and Rope– together with János Erdélyi (Hungary, 1990)
Ameddig a harang szól 160 rész/ Until The Bell Rings(160 parts)– together with János Erdélyi(Hungary, 1991)
Az eltűnt idő nyomában/ A la recherche du temps perdu– together with János Erdélyi (Hungary, 1992)
A boldog ember/ The Happy Man– together with János Erdélyi (Hungary, 1992)
Ketten Tündérországból/ Two of them from Fairyland (Hungary, 1993)
Indián tél/ Indian Winter – together with János Erdélyi (81´, Hungary, 1993)
Andersen álmok I-VII/ Dreams About Andersen I-VII (Hungary, 1993)
Nem szoktam, nem szoktam.../ Never do I, Never do I... (Hungary, 1994)
Dr. Németh és Mr. Galgóczy/ Dr. Németh and Mr. Galgóczy (Hungary, 1994)
Isten akaratában/ God's Will (Hungary, 1995)
Az asszony/ The Woman with János Erdélyi (81´, Hungary, 1996)
A rózsa vére/ The Blood of the Rose (100´, Hungary, 1998)
Az évszázad árvize/ The Flood of Centuries– together with János Erdélyi (Hungary, 1998)
Péterfalvi zenészek/ Musicians from Péterfalva (Hungary, 1999)
Bizarr románc - Tanyasi Dekameron/ A Bizarre Romance - Rural Decameron (100´, Hungary, 2000)
A ház emlékei/ Memories of the House (Hungary, 2001)
Aranykalyiba/ Golden Hut (Hungary, 2003)
Csigavár/ Snail Fortress (Hungary, 2004)
Józsi nővér és a sárga bicikli/ Nurse Joe and the Yellow Bicycle (Hungary, 2005)
Slice of Their Life (Hungary, 2006)
Boszorkánykör (90´, Hungary, 2009)
Bunkerember (77´, Hungary, 2010)


Snail Fortress

Csigavár (Orig.) / 2005 / Hungary / 60 min

Best Central European Documentary Film, IDFF Jihlava 2005

This peculiar and grotesquely sad inner documentary is about childlike people growing old, about their world gradually shrinking around them and their small, fragile lives in a poor and harsh rural environment.



Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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- 22.11.2016 -

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Each edition of this festival is great; and even if it may seem impossible, even better than the past one.

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- 7.11.2016 -

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

From October 25 to 30, the 20th edition of the largest celebration of documentary film in Central and Eastern Europe is held in Jihlava, Czech Republic. Until November 6, the festival continues online at DAFilms.com.

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- 24.10.2016 -

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