30.09. - 09.10.2021

Bad Poems Hungary, France 2018 | 97 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2019

Gábor Reisz

GÁBOR REISZ (*1980 in Ungarn) won several awards for his comedy For Some Inexplicable reason (2014), which was also shown in the cinema in Germany. Bad Poems is his third film.

rated for 0 + years
A merry-melancholic kaleidoscope of a crisis in which four time frames expertly and startlingly communicate with each other. Tamás‘ soul is in tatters. His girlfriend Anna has left him. The 33-year old returns to Budapest and moves back in with his parents. He falls pray to self-pity and brooding on himself, his life in general and love in particular. It doesn’t matter whether it’s meeting old friends or brainstorming for advertising campaigns with which he earns his living – Tamás‘ thoughts keep drifting off to when he was 7, 14 and 17. Slowly, he begins to understand where his feeling of confusion comes from.

Supported by:
Original title: Rossz versek
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Hungarian, French, English
Section: Eurovisuell
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Gábor Reisz
Screenplay: Gábor Reisz
Cast: Gábor Reisz, Katica Nagy, Zsolt Kovács, Katalin Takács, Lili Monori, Donát Seres, Mátyás Prukner, Barnabás Prukner, Niels Schneider
Producer: Júlia Berkes, Estelle Robin You
Director of Photography: Dániel Bálint, Kristóf Becsey
Music: András Kálmán, Gábor Reisz, András Koroknay, Lóránt Csorba
Production Design: Zsófia Tasnádi
Editor: Zsófia Tálas
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: Hungarian National Film Fund
German Distributor:
World Sales: HNFF World Sales
Production: Proton Cinema Ltd.
Contact: Katalin Vajda, Hungarian National Film Fund:


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