Documentary [2014]

On September 22nd 2013, two filmmakers relocate 50 angry young people to a village, into an imaginary near-future, when Romania is no longer a state but a private enterprise. Exposed fully frontal to the imminent bulldozing of the entire village, the participants get positioned as either attackers or defenders of Romania Enterprise. But the arrival of the bulldozer suddenly destabilizes the core identities of the ones involved: the victim becomes the aggressor, the director becomes the dictator and the dictator becomes the negotiator. A film that equates the democracy sham of the Romanian state and the production politics of cinema.

Edited by Maria Drăghici│Directed by Ioana Păun│Script credits: Ioana Păun│Camera: Maria Drăghici, Vlad Petri, Adrian Bulboacă, Răzvan Leucea, Andrei Marcu│Set design and costumes: Maria Pitea│Associated editor: Dana Bunescu│Car crew: Horea Murgu, Vlad Feneșan│Original soundtrack: Cătălin Rulea│Actors: Irina Ungureanu, Monica Marinescu, Sever Barzan, Ionut Kivu, Monica Sandulescu, Lucian Iftime, Adrian Titieni, Mihaela Mihai.

Kino Iluzjon, Warsaw part of The Telenational Dream
Adhocracy at Onasis Centre Athens
Interantional Political Film Festival Bucharest
International Experimental Film Festival Bucharest
Performance Platform Lublin
CINEProtesteaza – National University for Film and Theatre Bucharest

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