Róbert Lakatos (Hungary)

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.


  • 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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