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Béla Tarr Confirms At NYFF That He's Retired From Filmmaking

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 10, 2011 6:47 AM
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We can't claim to be massive fans of everything that Béla Tarr's made; his work can be fascinating, but somewhat trying. But when he's firing on all cylinders, as in "Werckmeister Harmonies," the Hungarian director is an incredibly vital voice in cinema, and even when he's not, his films find a way of indelibly printing themselves on your mind. As such, we were disappointed to learn back in 2008, on the announcement of Tarr's latest project, that it was intended to be his last.

NYFF '11 Review: Bela Tarr's Swan Song 'The Turin Horse' Is Despairing But Unforgettable

  • By Christopher Bell
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  • October 9, 2011 3:00 AM
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If the name Béla Tarr rings any sort of bell in your head, chances are you've already formed an unwavering opinion of his work. He hasn't exactly shaken up his approach since 1988's "Damnation" (that said, this writer -- probably like most -- isn't familiar with his crop of '90s short films), and if despairing (yet deeply moving) minimalist films composed of stark black-and-white single takes doesn't tickle your fancy, this film won't change your mind.

Of Course: Teaser For Béla Tarr’s ‘The Turin Horse’ Is A Single Shot Of A Lantern

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 14, 2011 5:31 AM
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"The Turin Horse," the final film from Hungarian arthouse master Béla Tarr, isn't likely to rock the boat too much for fans of the director's work as this first teaser for the film bears out, and those hoping for more enigmatic long takes will be pleased.

First Look At Béla Tarr's 'The Turin Horse'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 19, 2011 3:53 AM
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As revealed yesterday, Béla Tarr‘s long-awaited “The Turin Horse” will make its world premiere next month at the Berlin Film Festival and we now have our first look at the film courtesy of [origo] filmklub.

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