George Mihalka

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George Mihalka
Born1953 (age 6768)
Occupation Film director

George Mihalka (born 1953) is a Hungarian-born Canadian filmmaker. He is known for his 1981 slasher film My Bloody Valentine which was remade in 2009. [1] [2] [3]



In Canada since 1963, George Mihalka studied film at Concordia University in Montreal. In 1981, he directed My Bloody Valentine , a low-budget ‘slasher’ for Paramount that was a modest box office hit. He has since directed in Quebec, Europe and the U.S., moving with ease from French to English, comedy to drama, theatrical features to episodic television. His 1993 satirical feature, La Florida, about Quebec snowbirds, was a huge hit in that province and the Golden Reel Award winner for the highest-grossing Canadian film of the year.


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  1. "George Mihalka". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29.
  2. Catsoulis, Jeannette (2009-01-17). "Watch Out for That Pickax; It's Hurtling From the Screen". The New York Times .
  3. "My Bloody Memories: An Interview with George Mihalka".