Gyözö Mátyás

Film Critic, Hungary

Gyözö Mátyás is a Hungarian writer and fim critic. He is editor of “Kritika”, a cultural and social-theoretical monthly, and also Associate Professor of the Film Studies Department at King Sigismund College. Main works: analysis of Antonioni's oeuvre. Essay about the different ways of expression in Lars von Trier's art.

Freedom of the Self

in 24th Stockholm International Film Festival

The spotlight of the Stockholm International Film Fe... read more

A Film of Discomfort

in 46th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Laurentie is one of the most bewildering, provoking ... read more

"The Visitor": A Gentle Protest By Gyözö Mátyás

in 27th Istanbul International Film Festival

Sometimes in everyday life we don't even recognize h... read more

New Age Coming?

in 7th Krakow International Festival of Independent Cinema

And there is another kind of symbolic r... read more

Culture, Identity, Immigration

in 8th Lecce Festival of European Cinema

Supposedly it was not by accident that during the 8t... read more

Old and New Values: Scepticism and Hope

in 6th Wiesbaden Festival of Central and Eastern European Film - goEast

As the ironic bon mot goes: "In socialism the worst ... read more

Being Lost in… Where Actually?

in 61st Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival

In the case of films dealing with actual problems of... read more

Searching for Home and Happiness

in 33rd Torino Film Festival

Probably there is no living person older than, say, ... read more

History, Art, Life – Ever Changing

in 15th Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca

Czech comedy is not only alive, but is at its best.<... read more