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Péter Bacsó

6 January 1928 to 11 March 2009

A filmmaker whose work frequently pointed out uncomfortable truths in his native Hungary, Bacsó came to prominence internationally with Summer on the Hill (1967) and The Witness (1969). Other films include Outbreak (1970), Present Indicative (1972), The Last Chance (1973), The Day Before Yesterday (1982) and Oh, Bloody Life (1983).

* Read Péter Bacsó's Times Obituary