Juraj Herz (Slovakia)

Juraj Herz (*1934, Kežmarok) studied at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague to complete his studies in direction and acting at the Department of Puppetry in 1958. Since then he has lived in Czech Republic. He is among the legends of Czechoslovak cinematography. He entered the world of film over half a century ago as a talented and original film-maker who moves with equal confidence and grace across genres, from psychological drama, through comedy and tragic grotesque, to compelling story with mysterious atmosphere. As assistant director he worked on the Oscar-winning film The Shop on the Main Street, in which is also acted. In 1987 he emigrated to Germany where he made films and series for German, Austrian, French and American television companies. His cult films include The Cremator (1968), Sweet Amusements of Past Summer (1969) and Oil Lamps (1971). Is works earned him innumerable domestic and international awards, including festival prices at Karlovy Vary, Monte Carlo and Chicago.

Filmography

  • 2014 Slovensko 2.0
  • 2010 Habermannův mlýn
  • 2009 T.M.A.
  • 2008 Dívka a kouzelník
    TV film
  • 2005 Miluj bližního svého
    TV film
  • 2004 Černí baroni
    TV seriál
  • 2004 Tajné sny
    TV film
  • 2001 Blboun
    divadelní záznam
  • 2001 Černí andělé
    TV seriál
  • 2001 Experiment
    TV film
  • 2001 Politik a herečka
    TV film
  • 1998 Sperling und das schlafende Mädchen
    TV film
  • 1996 Maigret a hlava muže
    TV film
  • 1996 Maigret klade past
    TV film
  • 1996 Pasáž
  • 1994 Lara - Meine Jahre mit Boris Pasternak
  • 1993 Vision 2000
  • 1993 Císařovy nové šaty
  • 1993 Hloupá Augustina
  • 1991 Drahtseilbahn, Die
    TV seriál
  • 1991 Maigret
    TV seriál
  • 1991 Wolfgang A. Mozart
  • 1991 Žabí princ
  • 1988 August '39
    TV seriál
  • 1988 Liebe ist stärker als der Tod
    TV film
  • 1987 Gagman
    TV seriál
  • 1986 Přezůvky štěstí
  • 1985 Zastihla mě noc
  • 1984 Sladké starosti
  • 1983 Straka v hrsti
  • 1981 Buldoci a třešně
  • 1981 Upír z Feratu
  • 1979 Křehké vztahy
  • 1978 Deváté srdce
  • 1978 Panna a netvor
  • 1976 Den pro mou lásku
  • 1975 Holka na zabití
  • 1974 Holky z porcelánu
  • 1973 Toulavý Engelbert
    TV film
  • 1972 Dotek motýla
    TV film
  • 1972 Morgiana
  • 1972 Pekař Vilém a sličná Naďa
    TV film
  • 1971 Petrolejové lampy
  • 1970 Noční můry
    TV film
  • 1969 Sladké hry minulého léta
    TV film
  • 1968 Kulhavý ďábel
  • 1968 Spalovač mrtvol
  • 1966 Znamení Raka
  • 1965 Sběrné surovosti

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