Hungarian interview - Miklos Lente

MHSO, and Magda Zalan, Hungarian interview - Miklos Lente, 1978.

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Creator MHSO
Magda Zalan
Title Hungarian interview - Miklos Lente
Published MHSO, and Magda Zalan, Hungarian interview - Miklos Lente, 1978.
Identifier nlc-bnc.bvas.nlc-bnc.bvas.hungarian.75
Subject Lente, Miklos
Hungarian Canadian
Oral history
Language English
Media Audio
Contributor Alouette Canada
Description Miklos Lente explains why he decided to leave his native Hungary, and why he chose to immigrate to Canada. He also talks about what he had to leave behind when he moved. Mr. Lente talks about his studies and his first memories of film art. It took ten months for Mr. Lente to be able to leave Austria and arrive in Canada. He describes his first impressions of Canada, his first jobs, first savings, and first purchases. Mr. Lente explains how he got back to the film business, and got a job as a news cameraman. He also explains how he and his wife lived in Canada during those early years. Mr. Lente shares the story of how he went from an unknown cameraman to one of Canada's best. He talks about the standard of living he enjoys in Canada and compares it with life in Hungary. Mr. Lente tells what he likes the most about Canada, and also some things that he has not been able to get used to. He then talks about his professional plans for the future.
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