FESTIVALS: CEE Films Compete at Locarno

Written by FNE Staff

Three Romanian films screen in the main competition of the 68th Locarno film festival,3-13 August 2011, including a Polish coproduction, while Croatia, Poland and Romania compete in the short film section.

The main competition includes the following films from Central and Eastern Europe:

CRULIC - DRUMUL SPRE DINCOLO (Crulic - The Path to Beyond) by Anca Damian
Romania/Poland - 2011 - 72 min
Production: Aparte film
Coproduction: Fundacja im. ferdynanda magellana
World Sales: Wide Management
World Premiere

DIN DRAGOSTE CU CELE MAI BUNE INTENTII (Best Intentions) by Adrian Sitaru
Romania - 2011 - 105 min
with Bogdan Dumitrache, Natasa Raab, Marian Râlea, Alina Grigore
Production: Hifilm Productions
World Sales: Films Boutique
World Premiere

SETTE OPERE DI MISERICORDIA (Seven Acts of Mercy) by Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio
Italy/Romania - 2011 - 100 min
with Roberto Herlitzka, Olimpia Melinte, Ignazio Oliva, Stefano Cassetti, Cosmin Corniciuc
Production: La Sarraz Pictures
Coproduction: Elefant Film
World Premiere

The short film competition includes the following films from FNE member countries:

BEZ SNIEGU (Without snow) by Magnus von Horn - Poland - 2011 - 35 min
BORA BORA by Bogdan Mirica - Romania - 2011 - 32 min
DO YOU HAVE A STORY? by Dario Jurican - Croatia - 2010 - 21 min
OPOWIESCI Z CHLODNI (Frozen stories) by Grzegorz Jaroszuk - Poland - 2011 - 27 min
VÉGTELEN PERCEK (Infinite minutes) by Cecilia Felméri - Hungary/Romania - 19 min

Programma speciale - Corti d'autore
CAMELIA by Marian Crisan - Romania - 2011 - 15 min