The life of Mária Gánóczy painter and filmmaker
The 'Picturesque Epochs’ is a 133 min. long saga of a four-generation Hungarian dynasty of female painters, dated from the mid 19th century. In the center of the family saga is the painter-filmmaker, Mária Gánoczy, a bright, 91 years old artist who above art, raised nine children. We travel trough her films, paintings, and stories. The 'Picturesque Epochs is a time travel through 200 years of Hungarian art & history through the eye of painters.
Péter Forgács renowned film and media artist's work - a time travel - spans 200 years of Hungarian history with substantive comments of art historian Géza Perneczky conducting us through different ages and concepts of painting. This monumental and intimate story, merge painting and filmmaking as well as the private and public life of arts throughout the dramatic epochs of Hungary.
2016 - 133 min - 2K 16:9
written and directed by FORGÁCS PÉTER producer KÁNTOR LÁSZLÓ editor SASS PÉTER music JÁNOS MÁSIK Sound postproduction TAMÁS ZÁNYI script consultant ANDRÁS FORGÁCH director of photography MÁRIA GÁNÓCZY PÉTER FORGÁCS PÉTER SASS research PÉTER FORGÁCS MÁRTON KURUTZ JÁNOS VARGA LÁSZLÓ LUGOSI LUGO narrator PÉTER FORGÁCS NICHOLAS BODÓCZKY translation NICHOLAS BODÓCZKY production manager ZSUZSA KULCSÁR post-production sound SAINT AUDIO archives HUNGARIAN NATIONAL DIGITAL ARCHIVE AND FILM INSTITUTE PRIVATE PHOTO AND FILM FOUNDATION special thanks LÁSZLÓ LUGOSI LUGO THE BREZNAY FAMILY GÉZA PERNECZKY PRIVATE HUNGARY XVIII SUPPORTED BY HUNGARIAN NATIONAL FILM FUND © 2016 FEST-FILM KFT and MATRIX FILMback to top>
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