10-04-2014

PRODUCTION: Tudor Giurgiu Shoots Cristian

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Cristian by Tudor Giurgiu Cristian by Tudor Giurgiu Libra Film Production

BUCHAREST: The third feature of director/screenwriter Tudor Giurgiu is a political drama based on a real story and focusing on a young and idealistic prosecutor in the tumultuos Romania of the year 2000.

The film is a Romanian-Bulgarian-Hungarian coproduction.

The main character tries to crack a case against a senior colleague accused of corruption. Looking further for the truth, he enters a danger zone paved with unexpected and painful revelations. Loredana Novak and Giurgiu wrote the script.

Oana Giurgiu and Giurgiu are producing through Libra Film Production, in coproduction with Borislav Chouchkov through Chouchkov Brothers (Bulgaria) and Emoke Vagasi through CorLeonis Film (Hungary). The project won a production grant of 174,700EUR/760,000 RON from the National Centre for Cinema in 2011. The Bulgarian Film Center, MEDIA programme, SEE Cinema Network, HBO Romania and Eurimages are also supporting the film.

The budget is 1,134,816EUR, Oana Giurgiu told FNE.

Marius Panduru is the DOP. The cast includes Emilian Oprea, Mihai Constantin, Andreea Vasile, Dan Condurache, and Virgil Ogasanu. Shooting started in February and it will wrap in mid-April. Cristian (working title) was shot in Bucharest and Oradea. The premiere is set for Spring 2015.

Production Information

Libra Film
52 Popa Soare street, Et. 1, Ap. 4
Sector 2 Bucureşti, România
Phone/Fax:+40. 21.32.66.480
+40. 21.32.60.268
www.librafilm.net
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Chouchkov Brothers
Borislav Chouchkov
6, Shipka Str., 1504 Sofia, Bulgaria
Phone: +359 (0)2 9463410
Fax: +359 (0)2 9463411
http://ch-bros.com
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Cor Leonis Films Kft.
1056 Budapest, Váci u. 56-58
Phone: +36 209 555858
http://www.corleonis.hu
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Credits
Director: Tudor Giurgiu
Script: Loredana Novak
Tudor Giurgiu
DoP: Marius Panduru
Production designer: Cristian Niculescu
Costume designer: Andrea Szelyes
Make-up: Valentin Valov
Cast: Emilian Oprea, Mihai Constantin, Andreea Vasile, Dan Condurache, Virgil Ogasanu, Liviu Pintileasa, Lucretia Mandric, Attila Gasparik