Zoltán Fábri (15 October 1917 – 23 August 1994) was a Hungarian film director and screenwriter. His films The Boys of Paul Street (1969) and Hungarians (1978) were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His 1965 film Twenty Hours shared the Grand Prix with War and Peace at the 4th Moscow International Film Festival.] His 1969 film The Toth Family was entered into the 7th Moscow International Film Festival. His 1975 film 141 Minutes from the Unfinished Sentence was entered into the 9th Moscow International Film Festival, where he won a Special Prize for Directing.
This drama by Hungarian director Zoltán Fábri is about class exploitation and murder. The young maid, Anna starts to work for the noble Vizy family. Mrs Vizy is proud of the hard-working servant but doesn’t treat her well. Her nephew seduces Anna with sweet words, but leaves her when she gets pregnant. The humiliations of Anna finally lead to a tragic ending.
Nomination: Palme d’Or – Cannes Film Festival (1959)