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Film | Special Showcase ROMANIA



Morgen Morgen

Director: Marian Crişan

ROMANIA, FRANCE, HUNGARY
2010, 35mm, colour, 100'
Vers: Romanian, Turkish
Sub: Eng



Winner Artistic Expression 2011
A funny and truthful fairytale between a Turkish and a Romanian man, whose friendship withdraws any possible boundaries. A film represented by two remarkable actors, where the Foreign is not considered as Other.



Nelu, a man in his forties, works as a security guard at the local supermarket in Salonta, a small town on the Romanian-Hungarian border. This is the place where many illegal emigrants try to cross, by any means possible, to Hungary and then further to Western Europe. For Nelu, days go by the same way every day: fishing at dawn, then work, and finally home with his wife Florica. They live alone in an isolated farm in the fields outside of town. One morning, Nelu "fishes" something different from the river: a Turkish man trying to cross the border... Unable to communicate verbally, the two men will somehow understand each other. Nelu takes the stranger to his farm and gives him dry clothes, food and shelter. In return, the Turkish man gives him all the money he has, asking him to help him cross the border. Eventually, Nelu takes the money and promises he will help him the day after...

Screenplay: Marian Crişan
Cinematography: Tudor Mircea
Editing: Tudor Pojoni
Sound: Calin Potcoava
Cast: András Hatházi, Yilmaz Yalcin, Elvira Rimbu, Dorin C. Zachei, Razvan Vicoveanu, Molnár Levente

Prizes and selections:
Locarno Film Festival 2010 (Official Competition; Special Jury Prize, Ecumenical Jury Prize)

Production:
Mandragora Movies, Slot Machine, Katapult Film

Distribution:
Les Films du Losange
(Paris, T +33 1 4443 8710; F +33 1 4952 0640; t.petit@filmsdulosange.fr; www.filmsdulosange.fr)

Casa del Cinema (Sala Deluxe) - 20 Nov, 16.00
Casa del Cinema (Sala Deluxe) - 21 Nov, 22.00
[The director will attend the screening]










 

Winners 2011

 
 
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