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Robert Lakatos

Róbert Lakatos

Hungary

Biography

Róbert Lakatos (born 1968 in Cluj-Napoca/Rumania) is a Hungarian director born in Romania.
In 2000 he graduated from at the National Film, TV and Drama Art Academy in Lódz - Department of Cinematography, TV Production and Photography. He recieved prize of the Hungarian Film Critics for the Best Hungarian Young Documentary Director in 2003.
He often makes films about outsiders. He spends so much time with his protagonists that they stop regarding him as a stranger. His careful, unobtrusive camera and editing at eye level does justice to all the great and small events in life.
At the moment Róbert Lakatos is working as a script writer, director and cinematographer for the Duna Muhely Studio and the Inforg Studios in Hungary.

Filmography:

Napiecie powierzchowne / Surface Tension (5´, Poland, 1997)
Nyáron piros, télen kék/ Red in Summer, Blue in Winter (14´, Hungary, 1999)
Csendország / Kingdom of Silence (37´, Hungary/Romania, 2001)
Ördögtérgye (19´, Hungary, 2003)
Spílerek avagy Casino Transylvaniae (26´, Hungary, 2004)
Moszny (40´, Hungary, 2005)
Bahtalo! (80´, Hungary, 2008)

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Across the Border

Über die Grenze (Orig.) / 2004 / Austria / 131 min

Five directors from Central Europe contribute to making an international film reflecting a unique moment of forming of a new European community.

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Bahrtalo! Good Luck!

Bahrtalo! Good Luck! (Orig.) / 2008 / Hungary / 60 min

How to hit the Jackpot? This question is not a simple one to answer for anybody. But it's even harder to solve for the two friends in this neo-realistic comedy...

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