Director/screenwriter Alexandra Gulea is in pre-production with her first feature Child-Miner (Copil-miner), with plans to begin shooting in spring 2010.
The film is produced by Thomas Ciulei and Europolis Film (site under construction). From an estimated budget of €450,000-500,000, €268,000 are already covered by a grant received from the National Centre for Cinema (www.cncinema.abt.ro).
The project won also a €8,540 development grant from the National Centre for Cinema in 2008.
The filmmaker is in the early stages of casting. Discussions with German and French co-producers are in progress.
Shooting is expected to start next February, lasting 45 days. The local premiere is planned for December 2010.
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