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52nd edition from May 13 to 23, 2020

12:08 East of Bucharest

Fortnight 2006, Feature film, 1h29

Synopsis

December 22. It’s been sixteen years since the Revolution and Christmas is approaching. Pisconi, an old retiree, is preparing to spend another lonely Christmas. Manescu, a history teacher, doesn’t want to lose his entire salary to pay his debts. Jderescu, the owner of the local TV station, doesn’t seem very interested in vacation. With Piscoci and Manescu’s help, he wants to find an answer to a sixteen-year-old question: “Did a revolution really take place in their city”?

Director

Corneliu Porumboiu

In 2003, Corneliu Porumboiu received his degree in directing from the National University of Drama and Film I. L. Caragiale in Bucharest. He has directed several short and medium-length films. A Fost Sau n-a Fost? is his first fiction feature

Ion Sapdaru
Mircea Andreescu
Teo Corban

Screenplay
Corneliu Porumboiu

Image
Marius Panduru

Sound
Alex Dragomir, Sebastian Zsemlye

Editing
Roxana Szel

Music
Rotaria

Set decoration
Daniel Raduta

Production : 42 Km Film Str. Costache Marinescu nr. 15 Sect 1, Bucarest Roumanie Tél / Fax: +40 311 006 837 office@42kmfilm.ro ventes à l’étranger / foreign sales : The Coproduction Office 24 rue Lamartine 75009 Paris Tél : +33 (0)1 56 02 60 00 – Fax : +33 (0)1 56 02 60 01 info@thecopro.de Presse / Publicist : ARTROUMAIN Daniel Burlac mob: +33 (0)6 33 26 09 83 danburlac@gmail.com

Title in Original Version : 12h08 À l'est de Bucarest

Awards

Caméra d’or,Label Europa cinemas