Carl Schultz

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Carl Schultz
Born (1939-09-19) 19 September 1939 (age 81)
OccupationFilm director

Carl Schultz (born 19 September 1939) is a Hungarian-Australian film director.


Early life and works

He left his native Budapest during the uprising of 1956 with his brother Otto Schultz. They fled to England, and after arriving in London they moved to Manchester. In 1958, Schultz emigrated to Australia by himself, where he worked for Australian TV, first as a cameraman, and then as a director. [1]

Professional career

In 1978, he directed his first feature film, Blue Fin , starring Hardy Kruger. [2] His more notable film credits include Careful, He Might Hear You , [3] winner of eight Australian Film Institute Awards, including Best Director and Best Film; Travelling North , with Leo McKern; [4] and The Seventh Sign , starring Demi Moore and Jürgen Prochnow. [5]



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  1. Peter Beilby & Rod Bishop, "Carl Schultz", Cinema Papers, Jan-Feb 1979 p207-209, 242
  2. Krüger, Hardy; Schultz, Carl; McElroy, Hal; Borg, Sonia; Rowe, Greg; Thiele, . Blue fin, Colin; Corporation, South Australian Film (1977), Blue Fin, Adelaide : South Australian Film Corporation, retrieved 20 November 2019
  3. Canby, Vincent (15 June 1984). "Film: 'Careful He Might Hear You'". The New York Times. ISSN   0362-4331 . Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  4. critic, Dave Kehr, Movie. "DIRECTION MAKES `TRAVELLING NORTH` SPECIAL". Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  5. "The Seventh Sign: Carl Schultz". Guide. Retrieved 20 November 2019.