• Best Film Award – Monte Carlo Film Festival
• Best Editing – Hungarian Film Critics’ Prizes
• Special Mention, Scuola Holden Award for Best Script, AVANTI Award – Torino Film Festival
33-years old Tamás Merthner is heartbroken, after his girlfriend Anna, who is on a scholarship in Paris, breaks up with him. While wallowing in self-pity, Tamás takes a trip down memory…
Gábor Reisz (Budapest, 19 January 1980), Hungarian filmmaker graduated from the University of Physical Education (Budapest) in 2003, ELTE Faculty of Humanities – Film History and Film Theory (Budapest) in 2006, and University of Theatre and Film Arts (Budapest) as a film director in 2013.
His debut feature, For Some Inexplicable Reason (2014) an unconventional coming of age story, premiered at the Karlovy Vary IFF, became a cult film in Hungary, and was a big success at the box office and on the int’l festival circuit as well (Special Jury Award, Audience Award, Student Jury’s Best Screenplay Award, People Choice Award - Torino Film Festival, 2014; Best Director Award - Sofia IFF, 2015; Bronze Taiga Prize - Khanty-Mansiysk Spirit of Fire IFF, 2015; Main Prize - Vologoda VOICES IFF, 2015; Best Debut Film - Vienna Let s CEE Film Festival, 2015; Special Prize - Cluj-Napoca Comedy Cluj Film festival, 2015)
In 2015, he was invited to the Cannes Film Festival’s Residence program, where he has developed Bad Poems.