BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru's Fixer / Fixeur has been chosen as the official candidate from Romania for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The 90th Oscars will be held on 4 March 2018.
The script written by Claudia Silişteanu and Adrian Silişteanu follows a young journalist eager to work for the international press, who goes to Transylvania together with a French TV crew led by a famous journalist, to deal with the case of a young prostitute repatriated from France.
The main characters are played by Tudor Aaron Istodor and the French actor Mehdi Nebbou (Munchen, Body of Lies).
The film was produced by Romania’s 4Proof Film in coproduction with France’s Petit Film. It was supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Creative Europe, Operational Programme Basse-Normandie, Heineken Romania, Orange Romania, BRD Groupe Société Générale and ALTEX.
The film had its world premiere at the Toronto IFF in 2016.