Something Must Happen

by Dániel Botos

University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest, Hungary


The life of a group of friends has been shaken by a tragic event. They travel to the countryside together to try and face the situation. They want to understand themselves, each other and above everything else, Kata, after all she is the reason why they all came. Nature, trees and the sunlight are among them like old friends. They know each other a little too well. Who is connecting them with their surroundings and their inner world in such profound ways?

Director's biography

Born in Budapest, started to make shorts before his first BA course in filmmaking, which was Béla Tarr’s film.factory in Sarajevo. Afterwards he has been admitted in the class of Ildikó Enyedi and Attila Gigor, at University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest (SZFE), where he is about to get his diploma.


Director: Dániel Botos

Screenplay: Ádám Schór

Cinematography: Krisztián Tajti

Editing: Alexandra Láng

Music: Petra Szászi


Original title: Valami történjen

Running time: 28'

Film type: Fiction

Country: Hungary

Completion date: 2021