Kata Wéber

© Kornel Mundruczó


Kata Wéber is a Hungarian screen and theater writer. She studied acting at the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Hungary and after a prolific acting career, she dedicated herself to writing. Her theatre works are, among others, The Bat, Pieces of a Woman, Hotel Lucky Hole, The Imitation of Life (Wiener Festwochen 2016) and Evolution, picking up various awards along the way. She works together with Kornél Mundruczó for film and stage creations. Their collaboration has proven to be fruitful, with White God (2014) winning the prize Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival as well as a Spotlight section at the Sundance Film Festival, and Jupiter’s Moon (2017) in competition as part of the official selection of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Their first English language feature film Pieces of a Woman produced by Bron Studios premiered at 77th Venice International Film Festival, where Vanessa Kirby was awarded the Best Actress prize for the lead performance followed by an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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