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Nicolas Farkas is a Director, Scriptwriter, Director of Photography and Cinematography Hongrois born on 27 july 1890

Nicolas Farkas

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Nationality Hongrie
Birth 27 july 1890
Death 22 march 1982 (at 91 years) at New York City (USA)

Nicolas Farkas (1890–1982) was an Austro-Hungarian-born cinematographer, screenwriter and film director. Farkas was born in Margitta (Marghita), now in Romania, of Hungarian background. He worked in the Austrian, German and French film industries. During the 1920s he collaborated frequently with the producer/director Alexander Korda. During the 1930s he worked on a number of international co-productions, directing films such as the Anglo-French melodrama The Battle. He also worked as cinematographer on G.W. Pabst's 1933 film Adventures of Don Quixote.

Usually with

Robert Wiene
Robert Wiene
(2 films)
Annabella
Annabella
(2 films)
René Donnio
René Donnio
(2 films)
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Filmography of Nicolas Farkas (18 films)

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Director

Port-Arthur, 1h20
Directed by Nicolas Farkas
Origin France
Genres Drama, War
Actors Anton Walbrook, Danielle Darrieux, Charles Vanel, Jean Worms, Foun-Sen, Ky Duyen
Rating59% 2.9527352.9527352.9527352.9527352.952735
À Lüshunkou durant la guerre russo-japonaise 1904-1905.
Variétés
Variétés (1935)
, 1h40
Directed by Nicolas Farkas
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Annabella, Jean Gabin, Nicolas Koline, Jean Sinoël, Attila Hörbiger, Hans Albers
Rating65% 3.2825353.2825353.2825353.2825353.282535
Deux acrobates, Georges et Pierre aiment leur partenaire Anne. Anne aime Pierre et Georges est jaloux. Un soir, elle s'évanouit sur son trapèze et Pierre la sauve. Le trio est dissous. Anne et Pierre continuent à travailler ensemble tandis que Georges abandonne le cirque
The Battle
The Battle (1934)
, 1h30
Directed by Victor Tourjanski, Tim Whelan, Nicolas Farkas
Origin France
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes French war films, Seafaring films, Films about suicide, Transport films
Actors Charles Boyer, Merle Oberon, Annabella, John Loder, Betty Stockfeld, Miles Mander
Rating66% 3.3044053.3044053.3044053.3044053.304405
Pendant la guerre russo-japonaise, un officier anglais, amoureux d'une jeune japonaise, s'engage sur le cuirassé commandé par le mari de la jeune femme. Il est tué durant la bataille et le commandant dont chacun veut fêter la victoire, se fait harakiri, désespéré d'avoir perdu l'amour de sa femme.

Scriptwriter

Port-Arthur, 1h20
Directed by Nicolas Farkas
Origin France
Genres Drama, War
Actors Anton Walbrook, Danielle Darrieux, Charles Vanel, Jean Worms, Foun-Sen, Ky Duyen
Roles Writer
Rating59% 2.9527352.9527352.9527352.9527352.952735
À Lüshunkou durant la guerre russo-japonaise 1904-1905.
The Three Maxims, 1h10
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Anna Neagle, Tullio Carminati, Leslie Banks, Olive Blakeney, Laurence Hanray, Nicolas Koline
Roles Story
Rating77% 3.8540453.8540453.8540453.8540453.854045
A love triangle causes major disruption to the harmony of a trapeze act.
Variétés
Variétés (1935)
, 1h40
Directed by Nicolas Farkas
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Annabella, Jean Gabin, Nicolas Koline, Jean Sinoël, Attila Hörbiger, Hans Albers
Roles Writer
Rating65% 3.2825353.2825353.2825353.2825353.282535
Deux acrobates, Georges et Pierre aiment leur partenaire Anne. Anne aime Pierre et Georges est jaloux. Un soir, elle s'évanouit sur son trapèze et Pierre la sauve. Le trio est dissous. Anne et Pierre continuent à travailler ensemble tandis que Georges abandonne le cirque
The Battle
The Battle (1934)
, 1h30
Directed by Victor Tourjanski, Tim Whelan, Nicolas Farkas
Origin France
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes French war films, Seafaring films, Films about suicide, Transport films
Actors Charles Boyer, Merle Oberon, Annabella, John Loder, Betty Stockfeld, Miles Mander
Roles Writer
Rating66% 3.3044053.3044053.3044053.3044053.304405
Pendant la guerre russo-japonaise, un officier anglais, amoureux d'une jeune japonaise, s'engage sur le cuirassé commandé par le mari de la jeune femme. Il est tué durant la bataille et le commandant dont chacun veut fêter la victoire, se fait harakiri, désespéré d'avoir perdu l'amour de sa femme.

Cameraman

Berlin Alexanderplatz, 1h30
Origin German
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution
Actors Heinrich George, Bernhard Theodor Henry Minetti, Gerhard Bienert, Albert Florath, Paul Westermeier, Jakob Tiedtke
Roles Director of Photography
Rating66% 3.342263.342263.342263.342263.34226
Berlin. À sa sortie de prison, le camelot Franz Biberkopf veut reprendre le droit chemin, mais est embarqué dans une affaire de cambriolage. En résistant, il est jeté d'une voiture. Amputé d'un bras à la suite de cet accident, il change alors d'orientation et décide de collaborer avec Reinhold, mauvais garçon notoire, responsable de ses misères. Franz devient un grand voleur perverti par l'argent. Pourtant, deux femmes proches de lui, Miese, petite chanteuse des rues, et Cilly, son ex-petite amie, s'unissent pour lui faire changer de vie. Hélas, jaloux, Reinhold tue Miese. Alors qu'il cherche à venger la mort de la jeune fille, Franz est arrêté. Acquitté, il redevient camelot sur l'Alexanderplatz.
Money on the Street, 1h25
Directed by Georg Jacoby
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Franz Schafheitlin, Georg Alexander, Hans Moser, Rosa Albach-Retty, Hugo Thimig, Hedy Lamarr
Roles Director of Photography
Rating59% 2.965442.965442.965442.965442.96544
A young woman tries to escape her fate of marriage to a dull, but wealthy fiancée.
The Alley Cat, 1h19
Directed by Hans Steinhoff
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Mabel Poulton, Jack Trevor, Clifford McLaglen, Marie Ault, Kurt Gerron, Hans Mierendorff
Roles Director of Photography
Rating64% 3.2449753.2449753.2449753.2449753.244975