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Production: Alexandru Maftei in post-production with Hello, How Are You?

Iulia Blaga 2009-10-07

The first feature from Romanian director Alexandru Maftei, Hello, How Are You?, is a romantic comedy about a husband and wife who fall in love via the internet, hiding their true identities.


Hello, How Are You? (Bună, ce faci?) is a Romanian-Spanish-Italian co-production between Rollin Studio (www.rollin.ro), ABS Film Company (www.absfilmcompany.com) and Trees Pictures (www.treespictures.it), with the support of the National Centre for Cinema Romania (www.cncinema.abt.ro), Romanian National Television (www.tvr.ro), Initiative Media, McCann-Erickson (www.mccann.ro), Starcom Media Vest (www.smvgroup.com), Mindshare (www.mindshareworld.com) and Mediaedgecia.

Tudor Reu, Antoni Sole and Maurizio Santarelli are producing. The budget is of €3,000,000. The project participated at the 5th Sofia Meetings pitch in 2008. Previously, Maftei has directed several shorts and a TV feature.

The film was shot in 7 weeks in June and July 2009, in Romania and Spain. Hello, How Are You? is currently in post-production.

Lia Bugnar wrote the script, after an idea of Alexandru Maftei. Radu Aldea is the DOP. The Romanian-Spanish cast includes Dana Voicu, Ionel Mihăilescu, Paul Diaconescu and Jordi García.

The Romanian premiere is expected for spring 2010. There is no sales agent or distributor yet.

Production Information

Rollin Studio

5, Intrarea Geneva, sector 1

Bucharest, Romania

Phone/Fax: +40-21-317.45.50

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ABS Film Company

173-175 Girona

08036 Barcelona, Spain


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Trees Pictures

30 Via Eleonora d'Arborea

00162 Rome, Italy

Phone: +39-06-44.23.1511


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Director: Alexandru Maftei

Script: Lia Bugnar, after the idea of Alexandru Maftei

DOP: Radu Aldea

Music: Dragoş Alexandru

Art directors: Mihaela Ularu, Andreea Cazacu

Producers: Tudor Reu, Antoni Sole, Maurizio Santarelli

Cast: Dana Voicu

Ionel Mihăilescu

Paul Diaconescu

Jordi García

Ioan Andrei Ionescu

Ana Popescu

Sabrina Iaschievici

Adriana Trandafir

Olga Shuvalova

Jofre Borras

Adrian Păduraru

Antoaneta Cojocaru

Gabriel Spahiu

Ioana Abur

Cristi Toma

Ana Maria Moldovan

Lucia Butnariu

Marius Drogeanu

Credit photo: Rollin Studio


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