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Romanian short film wins Jury Prize at Premiers Plans D'Angers festival

Romanian short film wins Jury Prize at Premiers Plans D’Angers festival

Fog” short film by Romanian young director Adi Voicu, has won the Jury Prize for European short film at the Premiers Plans D’Angers festival.

The jury for the short film of the 30th edition of the Premiers Plans D’Angers festival taking place January 12-21, consisted of Karim Moussaoui (director, Algeria) – as president, Celine Devaux (director, France) and Fyzal Boulifa (director UK).

The film, the first fiction one in the young director’s career, tells the story of a couple who wants to adopt a baby. Their strong inner desires and feelings are hold in this moving story where the husband and wife are evaluated by a social worker for the adoption’s eligibility. Romanian actors Mirela Oprişor, Adrian Titieni, Nataşa Raab and Gabriela Butuc are starring.
“Fog” was released in early 2017 at the Rotterdam film festival and raced in several competitions such as: Indie Lisabona, Cine de Huesca Spania, Cinemed Montpellier. The short was also awarded at the Message to Man festival in Sankt Petersburg for the best debut.

Adrian Voicu, born in 1980 in Romania, graduated the Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography in Bucharest. He has written and directed three documentaries, while for two of them, he also was the main cinematographer. Chipurile Deltei/Delta’s faces (2006) was his directorial debut. Ceata/Fog (2016) is his fourth and latest film project, his first short and first fiction film.

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