Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announced the first films competing in its Official Selection, the major competition programme of the festival, competing for the Grand Prix and several other prizes, that will be announced by the jury during the Awards Ceremony on the 1st of December.
As of 2014 the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival holds the FIAPF accreditation for holding an international competition programme which puts the festival into the so- called A-category of film festivals, alongside other 14 festivals in the world (including Cannes, Berlinale, Venice, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, Shanghai, Tokyo etc).
Bad Poems world premiere on 27 November in Tallinn will be attended by the film team.
33-years old Tamás is heartbroken after his girlfriend breaks up with him in Paris and wallowing in self-pity, he takes a trip down memory lane to figure out what went wrong with the relationship and himself in general. Offering a playful collage of memories from different periods of his life with the four different characters of himself in dialogue, the film manages both, to provide an subjective insight into its protagonists psyche and that of the society that surrounds it - Hungary.
Director Gábor Reisz’s first film For Some Inexplicable Reason premiered at Karlovy Vary IFF and won awards at Torino IFF, Sofia IFF and several other festivals, it went on to compete at 20 festivals and released in major territorries.Bad Poems is his second feature film.
Bad Poems is sold internationally by HNFF World Sales.