Romanian Film Festival 2014 #Toronto | DEC 6-7

Association ROCADE invites you to the 8th edition of the Romanian Film Festival is taking place in Toronto on December 6-7.

Association ROCADE invites you to the 8th edition of the Romanian Film Festival is taking place in Toronto on December 6-7.

Romanian Film Festival 2014
December 6 – 7, 2014

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre – Kobayashi Hall
6 Garamond Court, Toronto


Saturday, December 6

  • 10h00
    Veronica  – (children’s special day)
    Elisabeta Bostan / Romania / 1972 / 90 min (Eng S. T.)
    With: Dem Radulescu, Margareta Pâslaru, Lulu Mihăescu
    Veronica is a cute girl who lives in an orphanage. For her birthday at the age of five, The Fairy gives her an unusual object: a “magic bag”, which can fulfill all her wishes.
  • 12h00
    Love Building
    Iulia Rugina / Romania / 2013 / 85 min (Eng S.T.)
    With: Dragoş Bucur, Alexandru Papadopol, Dorian Boguta
    A dramatic comedy, whose action takes place in a camp designed to “fix” the relationship of the couple in a critical moment.
    Film critic IRINA MARGARETA NISTOR for Q&A
  • 14h00
    To Paris with the Identity Card / Doar cu buletinul la Paris
    Serban Marinescu / Romania / 2014 / 98 min (Eng S.T.)
    With: Mircea Diaconu, Dorel Vişan, Razvan Vasilescu, Florin Zamfirescu
    The story is woven around a modest French teacher who dreamed all his life to see Paris.
    Film critic IRINA MARGARETA NISTOR for Q&A
  • 16h00
    Gruber’s Journey / Calatoria lui Gruber
    Radu Gabrea / Romania, Hungary / 2009 / 96 min, (Eng S.T.)
    With: Florin Piersic Jr., Marcel Iures, Claudiu Bleont, Razvan Vasilescu
    The film is based on the real visit to Iasi, during WWII, by Curzio Malaparte, the famous journalist and writer, who suffers from a severe allergy. His only chance of recovery is to find a Jewish doctor, Josef Gruber.
    Film critic IRINA MARGARETA NISTOR and film actor CLAUDIU BLEONT for Q&A
  • 21h30
    Mary / Maria (In memoriam SERBAN IONESCU)
    Peter Netzer / Romania / 2003 / 100 min (Eng S.T.)
    With: Şerban Ionescu, Horaţiu Mălăele, Diana Dumbrava
    The seventh child of Mary and John comes into the world in darkness, suffering and misunderstanding. Abandoned by her husband, Mary refuses to sell the child and becomes a prostitute…
    Film actress Magda Catone for Q & A

Sunday, December 7

  • 13h00
    America, here we come! / America venim!
    Bogdan Savescu / Romania / 2014 / 90 min, (S.T. Eng)  With: Mihai Calin, Gheorghe Ifrim, Adrian Văncică, Mira Furlan
    Departing from Targoviste, a small city in Romania, five actors, the director, a boy and his giant teddy bear cross the ocean to support a show in New York. But not everything goes to plan.
  • 15h00
    Miss Christina / Domnisoara Cristina
    Alexandru Maftei / Romania / 2014 / 102 min (S.T. Eng)
    With: Maia Morgenstern, Tudor Istodor, Ioana Anastasia Anton
    The film is an adaptation of the well-known short story “Miss Christina” by famous Mircea Eliade.When two lovers arrive at the mansion where the girl grew up, they are haunted by a beautiful seductive ghost.
  • 17h00
    The Last Incubus / Ultimul zburator
    Ovidiu Georgescu / Romania / 2014 / 109 min (Eng S.T.)
    With: Gabriel Duţu, Iulia Verdeş, Bebe Cotimanis, George Ivascu
    In 2012 the last Incubus, Zanoni, has retreated in an old mansion taking the form of a mysterious character who ‘invites girls on nocturnal motorcycle rides’ offering them wonderful moments of passion.
    Film director Ovidiu Georgescu for Q & A
  • 19h00
    Closer to the Moon
    Nae Caranfil / Romania, USA, Italy, Poland / 2014 / 117 min (Eng S.T.)
    With: Vera Farmiga, Mark Strong, Tim Plester
    Bucharest 1959. A spectacular Bank heist has the country in an uproar. In post-war Communist Romania it is an unimaginable slap in the face to the iron fisted authorities. Four men and a woman are arrested, tried, convicted and waiting for their execution.

Romanian Film Festival / Festival Du Film Roumain / Festivalul Filmului Romanesc

  • 8th edition / November 23 – December 7 / 23 novembre – 7 decembre 2014
  • Quebec, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto




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