POROROCA

 

directed by Constantin Popescu

 

 

 

You knew what you had. you just never thought you would lose it. 

 

 

 Cristina and Tudor Ionescu have built a happy family with their two children. Maria (5 and a half) and Ilie (7). He works for a phone company and she's an accountant. They're in their thirties and live in a nice apartment in a Romanian town. They live the life of an ordinary couple with young children. One Sunday morning, when Tudor takes the kids to the park, Maria disappears. Their lives abruptly change forever.  

DRAMA DCP/HD - 2017 - Romania/France - 153min

CAST Bogdan Dumitrache, Iulia Lumanare, Costin Dogioiu, Stefan Raus, Adela Marghidan

ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Romanian

PRODUCED BY Scharf Advertising, Irreverence Films

DIRECTOR

CONSTANTIN POPESCU is a Romanian film director, writer and screenwriter, whose work includes short features (The Apartment, A Lineman’s Cabin, Water, The Yellow Smiley Face) and features (Tales from the Golden Age, Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man, Principles of Life), films with which he participated in competitions in major film festivals all around the world like Cannes, Berlin and San Sebastian. He won numerous prizes with his short features and his features, in Romania and in festivals around Europe (Venice, Bratislava, Namur, Montpellier, Belgrade, Balchik, Trieste). He also directed TV series for the main Romanian Broadcaster, ProTV (Las Fierbinti, 2011) as well as for HBO Romania (In Treatement, 2012 ; Shall We Kiss?, 2013).

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - WINNER SILVER SHELL / BEST ACTOR

CPH PIX 2017 - Official Selection

TALLINN BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - Official Selection

FESTIVAL DE CINEMA EUROPEEN DES ARCS 2017 - Official Selection

ROTTERDAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - Official Selection

GÖTEBORG FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - Official Selection

POROROCA