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Romanian Shorts I



Romanian Shorts I TIFF.18



Not suitable for under 18

THE AFGHANISTANS | Director: Adrian Silişteanu

Sporadic gunshots echo among the ruins of a village which, though abandoned, is an objective of great importance for the government. This forces two young men to lead a hard negotiation, both for the fate of the settlement and for their own future.

THE CALL | Director: Anca Damian

An aged woman is taking a bath. While entering the water, a new world reveals. The phone, on a chair, connects her with her son and is the only link to the real world.

THE BED OF PROCRUSTES | Director: Andrian Împărăţel

Dan is tired of all the problems he has to deal with at home, so he decides to spend the night at Ştefan's place. Their uncanny interaction peaks when Ştefan’s hospitality turns into persuasion.

DOINA | Director: Pavel Brăila

Kolya, a former European youth gymnastics champion, is now a patient at a psychiatric hospital and for a cigarette he is ready to do any pirouette. But Kolya doesn't smoke the cigarettes...

A NORMAL GUY | Director: George Dogaru

Daniel got lucky tonight: this time he’s not going home alone. But is this enough to help him escape his reality?

MINION | Director: Anghel Damian

Moments from the life of a 7-year-old boy, a shepherd's helper, forced to grow up in order to cope with challenges of his life at the sheepfold.

THE TOWER OF PISA | Director: Bogdan Ilieşiu

V., an obsessive-compulsive young man, works as a parking valet at a hotel. One day, a new employee invades his working space. She’s the total opposite of him, talking a lot and very fast and doing a lousy job at parking cars. Still, the two of them fall in love.

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