SARAJEVO: Adina Pintilie is participating with her debut feature Touch Me Not / Nu mă atinge-mă in the Sarajevo Work in Progress sessions, set to take place within CineLink on 17 and 18 August 2016, during the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival (12-20 August 2016).
The film is a Romanian/German/French/Bulgarian coproduction. An artistic research on intimacy, at the border between reality and fiction, Touch Me Not/Nu mă atinge-mă is currently in postproduction. The main cast includes French/British actress Laura Benson, Icelandic actor Tomas Lemarquis, and German actors Hermann Mueller and Dirk Lange.
The film is produced by Romania’s Manekino Film in coproduction with 4 Proof Film (Romania), RohFilm (Germany), Les Films de l'Étranger (France) and Bulgaria’s Agitprop Ltd.
The project received production support from the Romanian Film Centre, EURIMAGES, Torino Film Lab, MDM (Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung) Germany, the Bulgarian National Film Center and Strasbourg Urban Community. It also received an ARTE award and MEDIA development support and was selected at Atelier Cinéfondation of Cannes Film Festival 2012, Cinemart 2011, Binger FilmLab and Torino Film Lab.
The premiere is set for 2017. Negotiations with sales agents are in progress.
Credits:Director: Adina PintilieScriptwriter: Adina PintilieDoP: George Chiper-LillemarkCast: Laura Benson, Tomas Lemarquis, Hermann Mueller, Dirk Lange