Presented at the Sundance Film Festival 2021 , Gentle is a Hungarian drama about a world usually ignored: that of women’s bodybuilding. The protagonist is Edina ( Eszter Csonka ), who dreams of winning the World Championship with the help of her coach and her partner in her life Adam ( György Turós ). Edina is ready to sacrifice everything to achieve this dream, but the strange love story she encounters along her journey makes her discover the difference between her dreams and her true self. Here is the trailer …
An unknown world
Gentle explores the largely unknown world of bodybuilding and highlights its paradox: a discipline in which the body is pushed to its physical limits to achieve incredible strength.
Gentle , the first ever Hungarian film to be selected at Sundance, is directed byLászló Csuja andAnna Nemes , respectively in their second and first experiences behind the camera. The film is produced by András Muhi and Gábor Ferenczy , also producers ofBody and Soul , winner of the Golden Bear in Berlin. Co-producing is Komplizen Film, who also producedSpencer andMeet Toni Erdmann .