10 – 14 November 2016, Curzon Soho Cinema
(99 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5DY)
Another impressive addition to the growing ranks of quality Romanian cinema.
Sunday 13 November, 6.20pm, Curzon Soho
UK premiere followed by Q&A with lead actor Alexandru Papadopol, hosted by writer Ian Haydn Smith
A troubled writer goes back to his roots to confront the ghosts of his past.
Director: Andrei Cohn
2015/Comedy-Drama/Romania/91 min/Romanian title: Acasă la tata/Romanian with English subtitles
Cast: Alexandru Papadopol, Florin Zamfirescu, Ioana Flora, Andi Vasluianu, Mirela Oprisor
Robert is a young writer going through a difficult time. He decides to return home to his native village, for the first time since his mother passed away three years before. In more than 10 years, he has paid only a very few visits to his parents and this fact is reflected by the distant relationship Robert has with his father. Now, he meets two former classmates: Petrica – his old best friend, now married with children, and Paula – his teenage sweetheart. She is divorced after an unhappy marriage, she works at a local store, and she doesn’t seem to be engaged in a relationship…
Full programme at: //www.curzoncinemas.com/rff/
TOGETHER AND APART is a phrase which may describe the relationship between two partners as they twist and twirl through the intimate movements of a dance. The phrase may also speak to the condition of the Romanian diaspora, divided by distance, united by history and family ties. Most powerfully, though, the phrase hints at the relationship between nationalities, you and me, separated by time and space, but bound together by our fears and hopes for the future.
The Romanian Film Festival in London (RFF) features a glittering and stimulating array of titles. Very popular and talented actors will come from Bucharest in order to join us for the UK premieres of the latest Romanian films. To whet your appetite, see the festival trailer:
All films are in Romanian with English subtitles. Box Office: 033 0500 1331 www.curzoncinemas.com/rff
Curzon Cinemas is London’s leading arthouse cinema chain with six venues across the capital. Located in the vibrant heart of Soho, Curzon Soho is a landmark cinema. Address: 99 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5DY; Nearest tube: Leicester Square
The Romanian Film Festival in London is organised by Profusion International Creative Consultancy, in partnership with The National Centre of Cinematography in Romania and Curzon Cinemas.
Supported by The Department for Romanians Abroad (DPRRP)
Acest proiect este realizat cu sprijinul Ministerului Afacerilor Externe – Departamentul Politici pentru Relaţia cu Românii de Pretutindeni.
Special thanks: ROMANi-ONLiNE.co.uk, Albinuta.co.uk, GHiDUL ROMANESC, Traduceri Autorizate, Profusion Romania
Festival Team: Ramona Mitrica – festival director, Mike Phillips – festival consultant, Alina Salcudeanu – international advisor, Dan Mitrica – webmaster, Laura Lazar – advertising, Eugen Androne – logistics, Mihai Risnoveanu, Kwesi Phillips – media