A film by Anna Nemes and László Csuja. „Gentle“ celebrated its world premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at Sundance Film Festival 2022

Year  2022

Length: 92 min

Format:   1:2.39

Country of production  HUN

Intro | Synopsis

Edina, a female bodybuilder is ready to sacrifice everything for the dream she shares with her lifepartner and trainer Adam: to win the world championship. The odd love she finds on her way makes her see the difference between her dreams and her true self.


A Focusfox (Hungary) production in co-production with Komplizen Film (Germany) and ZDF/Arte. Funded by National Film Institute Hungary. In association with Films Boutique.



Eszter Csonka


György Turós


Csaba Krisztik


Written and directed by

Anna Nemes & László Csuja

Director of Photography

Zágon Nagy


Attila Csabai (HSE)

Production Design

Anna Nyitrai

Costume Design

Zsófia Anna Kormos


Éva Zabezsinskij

Sound Design

Gábor Császár (H.S.A.S.)

Original Music

Tamás Kreiner

Line Producing

Gábor Szántó

Commissioning Editor

Alexander Bohr (Arte)


Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Maren Ade (Komplizen Film)


András Muhi, Gábor Ferenczs (Focusfox)


Brussels International Film Festival

Special Mention Audience Award 2022

Cleveland International Film Festival

George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Film Competition Price 2022

Palic Film Festival

Special Mention Feature Film 2022

Raindance Film Festival Nomination

Nominated: Discovery Award 2022


Sundance Film Festival

World Cinema Dramatic Competition 2022

Sydney Film Festival

Features 2022

Transilvania International Film Festival

Competition 2022

Brussels International Film Festival

Fiction 2022

New Horizons International Film Festival

Discoveries 2022

Jerusalem Film Festival

Panorama 2022

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Horizons 2022

European Film Festival Palic

Official Selection 2022

Hong Kong International Film Festival

International 2022

Raindance Film Festival

Discovery / Best Debut Feature 2022


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Films Boutique