Slovak film director Juraj Jakubisko dies at 84

Slovak film director Juraj Jakubisko has died at the age of 84, Slovak RTVS television reported citing his daughter Janette. The respected film director died late on Friday evening in Prague, where he had lived for many years.

Jakubisko was one of Slovakia's best-known filmmakers, often referred to as "Fellini of the East". During his career he made dozens of feature films and documentaries. Among his best-known works are The Millennial Bee, Perinbaba (The Feather Fairy), An Ambiguous Report about the End of the World and the historic film Bathory.