BUCHAREST: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective / colectiv has been sold in France to Sophie Dulac Distribution and in the UK to Dogwoof. This observational documentary about corruption in Romania’s medical system had already been sold by Cinephil in North America to Magnolia.
The film was produced by Romania’s Alexander Nanau Production in coproduction with Luxembourg’s Samsa Film and HBO Europe. It was supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Luxemburg Film Fund and the Sundance Documentary Fund, with the contribution of RTS Switzerland, RSI Switzerland, YES Docu and MDR Germany.
collective had its world premiere in the Official Selection – Out of Competition at the Venice International Film Festival of the Biennale di Venezia (28 August – 7 September 2019) and was awarded Best Film in the International Documentary Film Competition of the 15th Zurich FF (26 September-6 October 2019).
The Romanian premiere is set for 2020.