Juraj Jakubisko was a Slovak film director, screenwriter, and artist. He was born on April 30, 1938, in Kojatice, Slovakia. Jakubisko was known for his unique visual style, combining surrealism, fantasy, and folklore elements.
He began his career in the 1960s, directing short films and documentaries before moving on to feature films.
Some of his notable films include “Birds, Orphans and Fools” (1969), “King of Thieves” (1990), and “Bathory” (2008), which was a biopic of the notorious 16th-century countess Elizabeth Bathory.
Jakubisko has won several awards throughout his career, including the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and the Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
He was considered one of the most significant Slovak filmmakers and has been recognized as a Master of Slovak Cinema by the Slovak Film Institute.
Juraj Jakubisko Parents: Meet Alžbeta Jakubisková and Michal Jakubisko
Juraj Jakubisko was born to Alžbeta Jakubisková and Michal Jakubisko.