Kornél Mundruczó


Kornél Mundruczó, born in Hungary, studied at the Hungarian University of Film and Drama and is a renowned European film and theatre director, whose creations premier at the most prestigious festivals all over the world. He has been working for the stage since 2003 and founded in 2009 his independent theatre company Proton Theatre together with theatre producer Dóra Büki. In 2017, the piece “Imitation of Life” was nominated for the German Faust Award. In 2003, he has directed The Makropoulos Affair at the Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp. He made his directorial film debut at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003 where consequently his productions “Johanna”, “White God”, “Delta”, “Tender Son” and “Jupiter’s Moon” gained attention. In 2018, he realized the adaption of Hans Werner Henzes “The raft of Medusa” at Ruhrtriennale.



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