Gábor Reisz

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Gábor Reisz was born in 1980, in Budapest, Hungary. After graduating from the University of Physical Education, he went to Eötvös Loránd University to study Film Theory and Film History in 2003. In 2006, he started to study at the University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest, as a film and television director. He wrote and directed several short films.

In 2014, he graduated with his first feature ‘For Some Inexplicable Reason’. The film premiered at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival’s East of the West competition. The film has been awarded at several international film festivals worldwide including Torino Film Festival’s Special Prize, Critics Award and Audience Prize, Miskolc CineFest’s Adolph Zukor Main Prize, Sofia IFF’s Best Director Award, and became a cult film. ‘For Some Inexplicable Reason’ was released in several countries.


2003 – Árpád Tóth: Morning Serenade (Tóth Árpád: Hajnali szerenád) (Short)
2005 – Forbidden Fruit (Alma a paradicsomban) (Short)
2005 – Rhythm (Ritmus) (Short)
2006 – Meglét (Short)
2006 – The Reason for Denial, Honestly (A tagadás oka, őszintén) (Short)
2006 – Zsuzsa Koncz: The Month of April (Video short)
2007 – 8 (segment “4”)
2007 – Nothing and Good (Jót és semmit) (Documentary short)
2008 – Dressing Room (Öltöző) (Short)
2009 – Somebody’s Something (Valakinek a valamije) (Short)
2010 – Judith Keith (Short)
2011 – On a Lower Level (Külalak) (Short)
2013 – Meanwhile in Budapest (Nekem Budapest) (segment “Péter”)
2014 – For Some Inexplicable Reason (VAN valami furcsa és megmagyarázhatatlan)
2018 – Bad Poems (Rossz versek)