Dorka Gryllus /


Dorka Gryllus' detailed exploration of her characters is apparent in her natural, expressive performances in front of the camera. Widely acclaimed for her precise depictions of contradictory human motivations, she has achieved a prominent position on the European film landscape. Whether as an abused young Sinti mother attempting to survive under inhuman conditions, as a frozen woman, yearning for her youth who, driven by jealousy and love, murders her lover, or as a sex worker determined not to lose her humanity - time and again, she succeeds in creating extraordinary portrayals of human motives that are widely appreciated by the public and the press.

Directors such as Attila Szász, Fatih Akin, Jànos Szász, Justus von Dohnányi, Robert Pejo, Sam Gabarski, Stephan Komandarev, Torsten C. Fischer, Wolfgang Murnberger and Züli Aladağ have made use of the precision and natural expressivity of the actress in their works. Dorka Gryllus has received many awards for her outstanding acting achievements, including the 'Silver Dolphin' of the Festróia Festival Internacional de Cinema de Tróia, the 'Best Actress' of the Faces of Love International Film Festival in Socci, the 'European Shooting Star' of the Berlinale, as well as numerous 'Best Actress' awards at international film festivals. She is a much sought-after protagonist in European film and has performed in many major productions such as 'Collapse' (Germany), 'Demimonde' (Hungary), 'Fateful Years' (Germany), 'Irina Palm' (Great Britain)‚ 'Soul Kitchen' (Germany), 'The Boneman' (Austria) or 'The Butcher, the Whore and the One-eyed Man' (Hungary) or 'Weekend' (Hungary).