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ENFF On Tour in Utrecht: Bad Poems

Tuesday 5 November | 19:00 hours | Louis Hartlooper Complex | Tolsteegbrug 1, 3511 ZN Utrecht

ENFF On Tour in Utrecht brings Bad Poems by Gabor Reisz. An amusing, full of fantasy and utterly unpredictable comedy, awarded at several festivals with both jury and audience awards! “Bad Poems tries to capture how you think, dream, imagine and remember”, says the director who is also the leading actor in this lucid film. The screening will be followed by Q&A with the director Gabor Reisz and special musical performance by the Balkan Vrouwenkoor Amsterdam. These passionate singers led by Julia Scepanovic are performing songs from the Balkans and East Europe since 2010. Come and join us for the great evening in Louis Hartlooper Complex.


33-year-old Tamas is heartbroken after his girlfriend Anna, who is on a scholarship in Paris, breaks up with him. While wallowing in self-pity, Tamas takes a trip down memory lane to figure out if love only exists when it’s practically gone. As he’s trying to pick up the pieces, he begins to realize what makes this current society so confused. An unique, charming and highly subjective view of Hungary’s present times.

Festivals & Awards (selection)

Tallinn Black Nights FF, 2018 – World Premiere | Torino FF, 2018 – Jury’s Special Mention, Scuola Holden Award for Best Script, AVANTI Award | Monte Carlo FF, 2019 – Best Film | Hungarian Film Awards, 2019 – Best Film, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Editor | Timișoara Ceau, Cinema! European FF, 2019 – Main Prize, Audience Award | European Film Awards, 2019 – Official Selection

Original title: Rossz versek Country: Hungary, France Year: 2018 Length: 97 min Director: Gabor Reisz Screenplay: Gabor Reisz Cinematography: Daniel Balint, Kristof Becsey Editing: Zsofia Talas Sound: Peter Benjamin Lukacs Cast: Gabor Reisz, Katica Nagy, Zsolt Kovacs, Lili Monori, Katalin Takacs Production: Julia Berkes – Proton Cinema; Estelle Robin You – Les Films du Balibari Subtitles: English