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ANIMATION FILM DIRECTOR MARCELL JANKOVICS DIES AT 79

 

Acclaimed director of animation films and illustrator Marcell Jankovics, honorary president of the Hungarian Academy of the Arts (MMA), died aged 79 early on Saturday, MMA said. The academy praised Jankovics as a “visual artist and public figure, a scholar of fairy tales … with an exceptionally wide-ranging, varied work. His oeuvre remains an important part of Hungarian culture,” the statement said.