02-06-2011

FNE at TIFF Romanian Days: Close to the Heavens

Written by Iulia Blaga

Close to the Heavens, a full-length documentary debut from Titus Faschina, explores Romania's traditional past by focusing on a family of herders whose old habits are challenged by EU regulations.

{mosimage}The 90 minute black and white documentary is a Romanian-German coproduction produced by Thomas Ciulei and Europolis Film (website under construction) together with Heino Deckert and ma.ja.de (www.majade.de), with the support of ARTE (www.arte.tv), Romanian National Television (www.tvr.ro), Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (www.mdm-online.de), CNC România (www.cncinema.abt.ro), Der Deutsche Filmförderfonds (www.ffa.de) and Eurimages (www.coe.int).

The budget is €350.000, Ciulei told FNE. Shooting took place in late 2009 and early 2010.

Production Information:

Europolis Film

14 Tudor Arghezi street

020945 Bucharest, Romania

Phone/Fax: +40.21.316.80.79

GSM: +40.744.644.147

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ma.ja.de Filmproduktions - GmbH
Office Leipzig

Marienplatz 1
04103 Leipzig , Germany
Phone: 0341 983 96 96
Fax: 0341 215 66 39

http://www.majade.de/

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Office Berlin

Pohlstr. 44
10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone: 030 84 30 61 66
Fax: 030 84 30 61 67

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