Two new Romanian feature-length documentaries exploring the country's traditional past are attracting international co-production partners.
Romanian director Sergiu Nicolaescu has started shooting Poker , an adaptation of a successful play written by Adrian Lustig and staged at the Comedy Theater in Bucharest 5 years ago.
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.
Director Bobby Păunescu and the production team are traveling to ten towns across Romania to promote his first feature film, Francesca.
Award-winning documentary director Thomas Ciulei is working on his feature debut, a comedy about an actor and a filmmaker, the last artists from an imaginary country ruled by an ominous dictator.
The Whistleblower, a first feature by Larysa Kondracki, will be shot in Romania this year with MediaPro Pictures (www.mediapropictures.com) providing services.
Andrei Ujica is editing The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu, the third part of his trilogy about communism, after the highly acclaimed Videogramme einer Revolution and Out of the Present.
Shooting has been completed on My Australia, the first Polish film devoted to the topic of Polish Jews emigrating to Israel in the 1960's.
Floating Things, from writer/director Mircea Daneliuc, is in the final stages of postproduction as it prepares for its local premiere on October 23.
Looking for a Mother, a contemporary drama of a young boy who is institutionalized after his mother leaves for Italy, will be shot in the Republic of Moldavia as a Romanian-Moldavian co-production.