Juraj Herz

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Juraj Herz
Juraj Herz KVIFF.jpg
Born (1934-09-04) 4 September 1934 (age 84)
Kežmarok, Czechoslovakia
Occupation Film director
Years active 1961–present

Juraj Herz (born 4 September 1934) is a Czech film director, actor, and scenic designer, born in Slovakia. He has directed for both film and television; in the latter capacity he has directed episodes of a joint French-Czech television series based on the Maigret novels of Georges Simenon. His 1971 film Petrolejové lampy, was entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival.[1] His 1976 film Den pro mou lásku was entered into the 27th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Herz is of Jewish origin.[3]

Selected filmography


  1. "Festival de Cannes: Oil Lamps". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-04-14.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "IMDB.com: Awards for Day for My Love". imdb.com. Retrieved 2010-07-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Kronfeld, Martin (2012). "Židia". In Myrtil Nagy. Naše národnostné menšiny. Šamorín: Fórum inštitút pre výskum menšín. p. 23. ISBN 978-80-89249-57-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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