Awards

• 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

Synopsis

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…

Director’s bio

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.

Original Title

ROSSZ VERSEK

Director

Gábor Reisz

Country

Hungary, France

Scriptwriter

Gábor Reisz

Cinematography

Kristóf Becsey, Dániel Bálint

Editor

Zsófia Tálas

Production

Júlia Berkes / Proton Cinema & Estelle Robin You / Les films du balibari