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Season 11, Episode 6 No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos

First Aired: November 17, 2009

The story of influential cinematographers and friends Laszlo Kovács and Vilmos Zsigmond, who escaped from Hungary during the Soviet Union's 1956 invasion and went on to work on such classic films as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "Deliverance" "Paper Moon" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind." The profiles features interviews with both, plus comments from Karen Black, Peter Bogdanovich, Sandra Bullock, Richard Donner, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Bob Rafelson and Sharon Stone.

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  • Premiered: August 9, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films. (more)

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